Matvienko urged to stop “guessing on an oil thick”


Moscow. January 27. The speaker of Council of Federation Valentina Matvienko urged the authorities at all levels cease to speculate on the topic of oil prices.

“I think that all authorities should stop public guessing on an oil thick. And the volatility of the forecasts we have already worse in the volatility of the ruble,” – said Matvienko at the meeting of the Federation Council on Wednesday.

In her opinion, it is necessary to begin concrete actions together with the expert community in the preparation of the additions of new anti-crisis measures, proposals for the transition to a new economic model.

Oil prices on Wednesday decreased slightly in anticipation of the publication of data expected to show another increase in stocks of fuel in the U.S. market. The price of the March futures on the mark Brent on London’s ICE Futures exchange at 10:00 GMT on Wednesday fell by about 1%, to $31.4 per barrel.