MOSCOW, October 27. The dollar rose to 2.09 rubles to 65,06 rubles, surpassing the mark of 64 rubles for the first time since October 6. The Euro rose by 2.14 rubles to RUB 71,79
Falling rouble puts pressure on the currency index of RTS. Russian stock indices at the Moscow stock exchange on Tuesday night decrease: the Moscow interbank currency exchange (MICEX) fell by 0.4% to 1705,22 points, and RTS has fallen to 3,56% to 827,5 item.
At the same time, the ruble-denominated MICEX index and the ruble were hit by falling oil prices. “The main theme in today’s trading session is the dynamics of oil prices. According to analysts polled by Reuters, the oil reserves in the U.S. could grow the fifth week in a row, this time by 3 million barrels. Data will be presented on Wednesday, October 28. Meanwhile, nearing the end of the tax period: tomorrow, the final payment of taxes”, – said the expert of “BCS Express” Oksana Kholodenko.
The price of a futures contract with delivery in December at the auction of the London exchange ICE October 27 fell by 1.98% to $46,59 per barrel, dropping below $47 per barrel.
The reduction in customer activity are global in nature and is largely due to the upcoming meeting of Committee on open markets FRS of the USA, adds senior analyst of investment group “OLMA” Anton Startsev. On October 27, the U.S. Federal reserve begins two-day monetary policy meeting. “Changes in benchmark interest rates following the meeting are not expected, but forecasts regarding future monetary policy may be revised,” says Elders.
Despite the decrease in the Russian indexes, and in leaders of growth on the Moscow stock exchange the shares of “Yandex”, which jumped 15.2% to 965 rubles the Growth of the company’s securities occurs on the back of higher forecasts of “Yandex” for revenue growth in 2015 compared to 2014 to 14-16%. The previous forecast made in the second quarter of 2015, the expected growth of this indicator at the level of 11-13%. Consolidated revenues of “Yandex” for the first nine months increased by 16% to 41.7 billion rubles, for the third quarter – by 18% to RUB 15.4 billion.