The ruble fell modestly against the dollar and Euro in early trading


Moscow. November 27. The dollar and the Euro rose at the opening of trading Friday on the Moscow exchange, the ruble fell amid the retreat of world prices of oil.

Bidding on the dollar began to ETS transactions within the range 65,93-66,24 rubles, on average over fifteen minutes the rate was 66,17 roubles (+13,5 kopecks to the previous closing mark). The Euro was 70,3 rubles/EUR1 (+42 kopecks). The bi-currency basket amounted to 68,03 ruble (+37 kopecks).

The dollar was at 49 kopecks above the current official rate of Euro 60 kopecks higher than the official rate. Yesterday following the results of day the dollar rose on the ETS on 31 kopecks, Euro – by 28 kopecks.

The decline of the ruble is associated by experts with the decline in world prices of oil. Oil prices decline during trading on Friday on the prospects of growth of fuel supplies from Libya, reducing the first weekly gain in a month.

The cost of the January futures for Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange at 9:07 Moscow time has decreased on $0,12 (0,26%) – to $45,34 per barrel. By the close of market on Thursday, the contract price fell by $0,71 (1,54%) – to $45,46 per barrel. Since the beginning of the week Brent rose by 1.8%.