Moscow. January 28. The dollar on the currency auction of the Moscow exchange on Thursday fell back below the turn of 76 roubles (13 January), while the Euro fell below 83 rubles amid rising oil prices.
The dollar exchange rate with calculations “tomorrow” on the stock exchange by 12:52 MSK fell to 75,99 ruble (-1,68 of the ruble to the level of the environment), the Euro fell to 82.9 ruble (-1.7 per ruble).
The Russian currency followed rising oil prices. Futures for Brent oil for March on Thursday rose to $33,91 per barrel (+2,4%), the price of WTI is $32,85 per barrel (+1,7%).
Russia has no plans to negotiate with OPEC or Riyadh in connection with the situation in the oil market, said earlier on Thursday the press-Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. He also said that I am not ready to answer the question of whether the participation of Russia in the OPEC summit next month.
Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev yesterday told President Vladimir Putin that Russia’s representatives at the world economic forum in Davos, discussed with the world exporters coordination of action to influence oil prices.
“There were a number of meetings with CEOs, government representatives and companies-exporters of oil, who say that they are not satisfied with the world price of oil. They consider that this price does not provide investments in exploration, field development, especially on the shelf. The conversation about coordination in this part for the purpose of changing oil prices. Otherwise, after a certain period, you can face the shortage of energy carriers”, – said Trutnev.