MOSCOW, February 15. The dollar during trading on the Moscow exchange fell by 83 kopecks relative to the closing level yesterday to reach 77,51 ruble and Euro lost 1.2 rubles, having fallen to 86,93 ruble.
Improvement of the foreign background is particularly noticeable in Asia, notes a leading analyst of investment group “OLMA” Anton Startsev. “Published today weak data on GDP of Japan caused a noticeable revival on the Tokyo stock exchange, as market participants anticipate the expansion of stimulus measures from the Japanese Central Bank. On the foreign exchange market mitigate the external background can be the factor of strengthening of rouble” – the expert believes.
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Trading on the largest in Asia, the Tokyo stock exchange ended with a strong growth of the main quotes after the sharp fall last week. The key Nikkei index, reflecting fluctuations of stock prices 225 leading companies in the country, at the end of trading gained 7.16 percent and rose to the level of 022,58 16 points, once again having overcome a lath at 16 000 points. The broader TOPIX index, reflecting the stock prices of all companies in the luxury of the first section of the exchange, increased by 8.02% to a mark in 1 292,23 item.
The oil also supports the ruble, as the price of Brent remains above $33 per barrel. The cost of futures for oil of mark Brent with delivery in April 2016 on the ICE stock exchange in London declined 0.3 percent to $33,26 per barrel. Yesterday – February 12 – the price of Brent crude jumped by 8.2%, and WTI – by 7.7%.
The MICEX index rose 0.6% to 1736,07 item.