Moscow. On 19 January. The dollar and the Euro fell on the Moscow stock exchange in early trading Tuesday, the ruble has strengthened, supported by growing oil prices.
Bidding on the dollar began on Tuesday trades in the range 78,75-78,93 ruble, on average over fifteen minutes the rate was 78,81 ruble (-48 cents to its previous close). The Euro thus reached 85,71 rubles/EUR1 (-71 cents). The bi-currency basket amounted to $ 81,915 ruble (-58 cents).
The dollar was at 14 cents above the current official exchange rate, the Euro by 9 kopecks higher than the current exchange rate of the CBRF.
The ruble rose against the dollar and the Euro upward correction of prices of oil, experts say. Oil is adjusted upward, quotations Brent have exceeded $29 per barrel. However, in General, the oil is still trading at a minimum in 12 years marks.
As it became known, the Ministry of petroleum of Iran instructed about increasing production by 500 thousand barrels per day after last weekend announced the lifting of international and unilateral sanctions against Iran. With the beginning of the year oil prices fell by 23%.