Moscow. January 27. The dollar and the Euro rose slightly on the Moscow stock exchange at the opening on Wednesday, the ruble has receded a bit in terms of wait-and-see sentiment of the market participants ahead of the meeting of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.
Bidding on the dollar began on Wednesday with deals in the range of 78,33-78,87 ruble, on average over fifteen minutes the rate was 78.5 rubles (+20 cents to its previous close). Amounted to euros in early trading on average 85,19 rubles (+14 kopeks). The bi-currency basket amounted 81,51 rubles (+17 cents).
The dollar was 3.5 ruble below the current official rate of Euro 3.7 ruble below the current exchange rate of the CBRF.
A slight change of course due to the prerequisites for the consolidation of world prices of oil, and with a wait-and-see sentiment in the capital markets, experts say. Market participants are awaiting the outcome of the next meeting of the Federal reserve system of the USA, although not suggest any changes of interest rates in this year’s first meeting of the leadership of the Central Bank.
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.