Moscow. 2 February. The dollar and the Euro for the second consecutive day grow on the Moscow exchange, the ruble is falling at the opening of trading Tuesday, reflecting the fall in world oil prices.
Bidding on the dollar began on Tuesday trades in a wide range – 77,8-78,999 ruble, on average over fifteen minutes the rate was 78,05 ruble (+74 kopecks to the previous closing mark). The Euro was 85.1 rubles (+84 kopecks). The bi-currency basket amounted to $ 81,22 rubles (+79 kopecks).
The dollar was at 1,72 rbl. above the level of the current official rate of Euro for 2.19 rubles above the level of the official rate. The currency rose for a second day, the day before the dollar has grown on 1,88 rubles, Euro – at 2,52 of the ruble.
The fall of the ruble to the dollar and the Euro associated with the wave of a decline in world oil prices, developing this week, according to experts of “Interfax-CEA”. Oil prices go down, losing won last week’s position, pending the publication of data about fuel stocks in the U.S. market.
Market participants also increasingly cast doubt on the attempts of oil-producing countries to agree on cooperation. April futures on the mark Brent on London’s ICE Futures exchange at 10:00 Moscow time has decreased approximately 1.5% to us $33,6-33,7 per barrel.