The official Euro exchange rate set by the Bank of Russia, rose more than the ruble. From 3 August the Euro exchange rate determined by the Bank in 74,9007 RUB, RUB 1.25 above the current 2 Aug official rate. So expensive the Central Bank does not been evaluated by Euro 27 APR 2016.
The official dollar rate increased by the Central Bank on 92,63 COP., August 3, it is 66,8816 RUB.
During today’s trading on the Moscow exchange rate of the Euro for the first time since 6 June 2016 rose above 75 RUB On the high value of the Euro reached 75,0675 RUB, USD — RUB 67,0275
One of the reasons morning the weakening of the ruble has been the decline in world oil prices: the minimum price of a barrel of Brent fell below $42. But then the price of oil increased significantly, approaching the maximum of $43 per barrel.
“The risks of the traditional seasonal weakening of the ruble in August—September was implemented earlier, and the trading range for the next couple of months, shifted to the levels 65-69 rubles per dollar. Oil is currently trading near $42 per barrel, and fundamental factors, primarily the growth of production and reserves growth in the United States, would provide for the continuation of the downward trend. Also not in favor of the ruble plays the situation in the money market, liquidity in connection with the termination of the tax period and the end of the season of dividend payments”, — said a senior trader GLOBEXBANK Igor Zelentsov.
14:10 MSK cost of a barrel of Brent on the ICE stood at $42,88, the dollar on the Moscow stock exchange reached 66,58 Euro — 74,4675 RUB.