The dollar reached 73,13 ruble, Euro – ruble 80,01. The increase in the exchange rate continues at the background of the uncertain dynamics of oil market and the low liquidity of the market before the holidays.
MOSCOW, 30 Dec. The ruble on Wednesday afternoon has continued to weaken due to uncertain dynamics of the oil market and the low liquidity of the market before the holidays, when small orders for purchase of foreign currency lead to a substantial weakening of the ruble, dealers said.
The dollar hit a new high since the end of last year, up 73 rubles, the Euro continues to test the level of 80 rubles (the maximum since August 2014).
The dollar calculations “tomorrow” at 11.20 GMT environment grew by 0.93 ruble — to 73,13 ruble, the Euro — 1.01 ruble to 80,01 ruble, follows from the data of the Moscow exchange.
Earlier on Wednesday, the dollar already rose to 73,189 ruble and Euro to ruble 80,055. Trading volume in dollar calculations “tomorrow” — a little less than $ 1 billion.
Oil is trading near the level of 37,3 USD per barrel Brent. However, low liquidity of the exchange market and the desire of some players to leave for a long weekend, having a Forex position to push the ruble to weaken. In the end, the ruble price of “black gold” is already more than 2,7 thousand rubles, while last week she tried to gain a foothold below 2.6 thousand rubles.
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