Moscow. October 30. The dollar and the Euro rose slightly on the Moscow stock exchange at the opening of trading on Friday, the ruble fell slightly on the retreat of oil prices in anticipation of the decisions of the CBR rate.
The first transactions on dollar were in the range 64,3-64,52 ruble, on average over fifteen minutes the rate was 64,45 rubles, 5 kopecks above the previous close. The Euro was 70,78 of the ruble, adding 10 cents to the previous closing. The bi-currency basket rose by 7 cents to 67.3 rubles.
The dollar was at 28 cents above the current official exchange rate, Euro to 64 kopecks above the official rate.
A slight decrease of the ruble against the dollar and the Euro at the opening of trading associated with the retreat in oil prices, while sentiment in the market remains expectant in anticipation of the meeting of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. Oil prices reference marks fall on Friday on concerns that an overabundance of fuels on the world market will decline in the near future, reported Bloomberg. December futures for Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange to 8:30 Moscow time has fallen in price approximately for 0,5%, to $48,58 per barrel.
The results of the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Bank of Russia on monetary policy are expected at 13:30.