The dollar exceeded 77 rubles for the first time since 2014

The dollar exceeded 77 rubles for the first time since 2014


MOSCOW, January 12. The dollar against the ruble on the Moscow stock exchange at the opening of trading Tuesday increased in comparison with level of closing previous trading at 83 kopecks and amounted to 77,04 rubles, exceeding 77-ruble mark for the first time since December 16, 2014.

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The Euro jumped by 1.07% 83,85 mark of the ruble.

On Tuesday, the price of futures for oil of mark Brent with delivery in February 2016 on the ICE stock exchange in London has dropped 2.85 percent to 30.65 per barrel.

The MICEX index at the opening of trading fell by 0.9% to 1667,15 item.

On Monday, the Bank of Russia was established on January 12, the official dollar exchange rate at the level 75,9507 ruble, Euro – level 82,8090 ruble.

The experts

President and Chairman of the management Board of VTB 24 Mikhail Zadornov forecasts that the ruble will stabilize by the end of the first quarter of 2016.

The first week of January, still nothing. The first quarter of any year for the Russian balance of payments, namely the balance of payments determines the exchange rate of the ruble, the strongest

Mikhail Zadornov
President and Chairman of the Board of Bank VTB 24

“In my opinion, by the end of the first quarter we will see a stronger rouble than 11-12 January,” he said. the head of VTB 24.

At the same time, according to analysts surveyed by Bloomberg, Russia in 2015 may become one of the five countries where the highest probability of a recession economy. According to the Agency, the fall of the Russian GDP will happen due to the sanctions the US and EU, and low oil prices.

Expert opinion

Author: Konstantin KORISHCHENKO
Korishchenko
Constantine