The total volume of authorized capital of Russian credit organizations amounted to 282.18bn rubles ($8.95bn) by July 1, 2002, the department of external and public relations of the Russian Central Bank reported. This was 21.191bn rubles ($672m) more as compared to data as of January 1, 2002.
The number of credit organizations with a stake in the authorized capital owned by foreigners increased by 3 and reached 129 by July 1. The total number of credit organizations registered by the Central Bank reached 1,921, which was 80 less than of January 1, 2002.
In Bolivia, at least seven people were killed at El Alto State University on Tuesday, March 3. The tragedy took place during a student meeting on the fifth floor of the building