The dollar and the Euro declined against the ruble on Wednesday at the opening of trading


Moscow. December 9. The ruble rose against the dollar and Euro on the Moscow stock exchange at the opening on Wednesday, reacting to correctional growth of the world prices of oil.

The first transactions on dollar passed on Wednesday within 69,125-69.3 ruble, on average over fifteen minutes the rate was 69,22 roubles (-18 kopeks to the level of the previous close). Euros in early trading 75,62 roubles (-11 kopeks). The bi-currency basket amounted to 72,1 roubles (-15 kopeks).

The dollar was 8 cents below the current official rate of Euro as at 31 kopecks higher than the official rate. Before the end of the day, the dollar fell by the ETS by 10 cents, the Euro rose by 36 cents. The dollar declined on Tuesday for the first time in 10 sessions, the Euro rose to sixth auction in a row.

According to experts of “Interfax-CEA”, the growth of the ruble on Wednesday morning linked with an ascending correction oil. Oil prices increased Wednesday ahead of data on the U.S. oil market.

The January futures for Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange at 10:00 Moscow time has risen in price almost on 1,5%, to $40,8 per barrel. Tuesday’s trading value declined by $0,47 (1,15%), amounting to $40,26 per barrel. In the course of trading Tuesday, prices have been at their lowest since February 2009.