Trading currency on the Moscow stock exchange re-opened by the strengthening of the ruble, the value of the dollar and the Euro immediately after the start of trading fell more than 1.5%. As a result, the dollar fell more than the ruble, falling at least to the level of 70,032 rubles, which reach 1,423 RUB below the closing level yesterday.
The Euro fell even more, the single currency fell to 78,13 rubles, which is by 1.69 rubles. below the closing level yesterday.
Strengthening of ruble happens against the background of rising oil prices. During today’s trading on the stock exchange ICE cost of a barrel of Brent crude oil again approached $41. On the maximum cost of a barrel of Brent reached the level of $40,88, which is 2% higher than the closing level of the previous trading session.
By 10:20 Moscow time the price of a barrel of Brent was $40,70, the dollar on the Moscow exchange reached RUB 70,125, the Euro — 78,281 RUB.