Moscow. On 6 November. The dollar and the Euro slightly changed in early trading Friday on the Moscow exchange, the ruble retains the levels, the participants are looking for statistics on the U.S. labour market.
The first transactions on dollar were in the range 63,33-63,525 ruble, on average over fifteen minutes the rate was 63,47 roubles (+2 kopeks to the level of the previous close). The Euro amounted to 68,98 roubles (+2 kopeks). The bi-currency basket amounted to 65,95 roubles (+2 kopeks).
The dollar was at 7 cents above the current official rate, the Euro – by 15 kopecks higher than the official rate. Before the end of the day, the dollar rose to ETS at 82 kopecks, the Euro gained 29 cents.
The insignificance of changes of the ruble against the dollar and Euro in the trade opening is associated with a wait-and-see market sentiment in anticipation of statistics from the U.S. labour market with a slight influence of the dynamics of prices of oil. Bloomberg reports that, as expected, the number of jobs in the economy in October grew by 182 thousand from 142 thousand in the previous month, while unemployment fell to 5% from 5.1% in September.
The oil imports are rising on Friday after falling the previous two sessions was the highest for three weeks, reported Bloomberg. December futures for Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange at 10:00 MSK rose to $0.28 (0,58%) – to $48,26 per barrel. At the auction on Thursday and their cost has fallen by $0.6 (1,24%), amounting to $47,98 per barrel.