Trading currency on the Moscow stock exchange opened with the fall of the ruble. Exchange rate of the dollar played the incident on March 7, the fall and rose again above 72 rubles, reaching the maximum level 72,496 rubles, which is 1,043 rubles above the closing level of the previous trading session.
At the same time, the single currency climbed to 83.2 kopecks. and rose to 79,573 RUB.
Ruble weakens despite rising oil prices. During today’s trading on the stock exchange ICE the price of a barrel of oil brand Brent, which rose yesterday to above $41, but then sharply fallen, again approached $40. To its maximum value reached the level of $39,97, which is 0.8% above the closing level yesterday.
“We expect that oil will return in the near future in the range of $37-39/bbl. Weak statistics on trade balance in China for February quite this helps. Also today will be published statistics on stocks of oil and oil products in the USA, which may also contribute to the rollback of oil,” said analyst PSB Ekaterina Krylova.
By 10:20 Moscow time the price of a barrel of Brent was $39,92, the dollar on the Moscow stock exchange reached 72,496 rubles., the Euro — 79,585 RUB.