Moscow. October 21. The ruble fell slightly against the dollar and Euro on the Moscow stock exchange in early trading environment under conditions of continuing decline in the oil market.
The first transactions in US dollar were held at UTS on Wednesday in the range 62,17-62,46 ruble, on average over fifteen minutes the rate was 62,26 ruble 15 kopecks above the previous close. The Euro was at the level of the ruble 70,68, adding 19 cents to the previous closing. The bi-currency basket rose 17 cents, to $ 66,05 ruble.
The dollar was thus 10 kopeck above the current official rate, the Euro – by 15 kopecks higher than the official rate.
Slight growth of dollar and Euro for the experts associated with lower prices of oil, experts say. Oil prices reference marks in the environment are falling on expectations of growth of stocks of fuel in the U.S., reported Bloomberg. December futures for Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange to 8:31 Moscow time fell by us $0.16 (0.33 percent) to $48,55 per barrel. At the end of trading on Tuesday, their cost increased by $0.1 (0,21%), amounting to $48,71 per barrel.