Moscow. November 16. The dollar and Euro fell slightly on the Moscow Beriev early trading Monday, the ruble has grown a bit in terms of a small upward correction of prices of oil.
The first transactions in US dollar were held on Monday within 66,57-66,89 ruble, on average over fifteen minutes the rate was 66.67 per roubles (-11 kopeks to the level of the previous close). The Euro was 71,53 ruble (-24 penny). The bi-currency basket amounted to $ 68,855 rouble (-17 cents).
The dollar was at 4 cents above the current official rate of Euro as at 29 cents below the official rate. On Friday following the results of day the dollar rose to ETS for 14 cents, the Euro was down 24 cents.
Experts attribute the small growth of the ruble upward correction of prices of oil. Oil prices rise on Monday after falling following the results of last week, investors weighed increasing geopolitical tensions after terrorist attacks in France.
The cost of the January futures for Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange to 8:57 MSK increased by $0,30 (0,67%) – to $44,77 per barrel. By the close of market on Friday, the price of the December futures, which ended the auction on the weekend, fell to $0,45 (1,02%) – to $43,61 per barrel. Last week contracts for Brent crude fell by 9%.