Posted 20 марта 08:41

Published 20 марта 08:41

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The dollar exchange rate rose to 77.37 rubles, the euro exceeded 82 rubles

20 марта 2023, 08:41
The dollar exchange rate during trading on the Moscow Stock Exchange rose by 0.4% to 77.37 rubles, the euro rose by 0.46% to 82.3 rubles.

According to Kommersant, with reference to the auction data, the yuan exchange rate is also growing by 0.35% at the same time, it rose to 11.2 rubles.

Earlier, the head of the Bank of Russia, Elvira Nabiullina, said that the regulator would check the March jumps in exchange rates for manipulation.

So far, the Central Bank does not see signs of speculation, but there really were movements of the exchange rate, especially in mid-March. According to the head of the Central Bank, the jump in currencies is explained by a decrease in the liquidity of the foreign exchange market.

On March 16, during trading on the Moscow Exchange, the dollar exchange rate peaked at 77.49 rubles, which is a record level since April 21, 2022. At the same time, there was a sharp increase in the volatility of trading in the dollar, euro and yuan with calculations "tomorrow". A week earlier, the dollar exceeded 77 rubles for the first time since April 20, 2022. The ruble has been falling against the dollar and the euro since the beginning of winter. By the end of February, the real effective exchange rate of the ruble decreased by 5.1%.