MOSCOW, January 21. The dollar against the ruble on the Moscow stock exchange at the opening of trading on Thursday, increased compared with the close of the previous trading by 4.59 rubles and amounted to 85,99 ruble. This is on of the ruble to 5.89 above the maximum set on 16 December 2014.
More expensive the dollar was worth only to the denomination of the ruble in 1998 At the exchange rate of the CBR on 30 December 1997 the dollar was worth 5 thousand 960 rubles.
The Euro rose to 5,06% level 93.7 per ruble.
Brent continues to fall
The price of Brent oil continues to fall, which from the beginning of the week has exceeded 5%. The cost of futures for oil of mark Brent with delivery in March 2016 on the stock exchange ICE in London today fell 1.65% to 27,72 dollars per barrel.
The ruble is falling and growth
About what will happen to the ruble, according to experts – special project
On the eve of the exporters were still waiting, and the market was in a situation where the offer from the sellers of the Russian currency are not matched by bids for its purchase, the chief strategist at Sberbank CIB market currencies and interest rates, Tom Levinson.
“The demand for foreign currency was largely provided by the conversion of dividends. In the past few days, shareholders were paid dividends for January-September 2015 for a total amount of 156 billion rubles ($2 billion). According to our estimates, the amount of funds converted for payments to foreign investors amounted to $0.8 billion, and the Russian shareholders had converted an additional $1.1 billion amid growing fears of devaluation,” – said the expert.
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