Moscow. November 13. The dollar and the Euro was little changed at the opening of trading Friday on the Moscow exchange, the ruble is trying to consolidate after two-day drop against the background of suspension of the falling prices of oil.
Bidding on the dollar started transactions in the range 66,55-66,79 of the ruble, on average, two minutes the rate was 66,65 ruble (+1,5 kopecks to the previous closing mark). The Euro was 71,87 ruble (-13 cents). The bi-currency basket was 69.0 roubles (-5 kopeks).
The dollar fell by 1.2 ruble above the current official rate of Euro to ruble 1.53 higher than the official rate. Yesterday following the results of day the dollar rose on the ETS 1.22 ruble, Euro – by 1.7 ruble.
According to experts, insignificant changes of the ruble in early trading Friday is market to consolidate after a rapid two-day growth of dollar and Euro during which the ruble has updated the lows of the month. The cost of December futures for Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange to 8:00 Moscow remained practically at the level of closing of Thursday – $44,12 per barrel. Oil prices have dropped since the beginning of the week is 6%, decreasing to August marks.