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The dollar and the Euro grow against the background of the decline in world oil prices. Both currencies played a big part in the morning first incurred in 2017 trading day of losses
The dollar and the Euro have moved to growth on the background of the termination of the growth of world oil prices. During the evening’s exchange currency trading on the Moscow stock exchange the dollar exchange rate returned to 61 rubles, which is approximately 65 kopecks above the low of the day.
Simultaneously, the Euro rose again to 63.5 rubles, having played compared to peak day fall of about 90 kopecks.
The strengthening of the ruble (the first in 2017 trading on the Moscow stock exchange opened with the fall of the dollar and the Euro) stopped after the transition of the global oil prices from rising to decreasing. During morning trading the price of a barrel of Brent oil on the ICE exchange Tuesday for the first half of the year rose above $58, down from a high of $58,38. However, the trend reversed, and oil prices went down, dropping eventually below the level of closing of the last trading session of 2016.
At the peak of falling cost of a barrel of Brent fell to $55,39 that by 2.51% below the closing level on December 30.
19:40 MSK cost of a barrel of Brent crude on the ICE futures exchange was $56,02 the dollar on the Moscow stock exchange reached 60,9075 Euro — 63,445 RUB.
The stock trades on the Moscow stock exchange on 3 January, took place in the green zone, closing on MICEX at the level 2285,43 points (+2.36%) and for the RTS at around 1189,32 points (+3,21%).