The ruble declines against the dollar, but rises against the euro

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The ruble declines against the dollar, but rises against the euro
The ruble declines against the dollar, but rises against the euro
12 May 2021, 10:37Economy
The US dollar posted moderate gains and the euro fell slightly on the Moscow Exchange this morning. The ruble is slightly weakening against the bi-currency basket amid geopolitical factors.

The first deals in the American currency took place today in the range of 74.11-74.29 rubles / $ 1. After the first minute of trading, the rate was at 74.245 rubles. to $ 1, which is 13.5 kopecks. More than the level of the previous close of trading. The euro fell by 7.25 kopecks. And it traded at 89.9725 rubles.

The bi-currency basket ($ 0.55 and EURO, 45) increased by 4.17 kopecks. By the close of yesterday, up to 81.32 rubles.

The American currency was higher than the current official rate by 8.83 kopecks, and the euro by 3.15 kopecks. Below is the official course.

Analysts of the FBA "Economics Today" call the main negative factor for the ruble reports of a hacker attack on an oil pipeline in the United States, which caused it to completely stop. A hacker group of Russian origin was accused of the incident. Among the positive factors, experts indicated oil quotes and an acceleration in the rate of vaccination against coronavirus in the Russian Federation. As of May 10, over 21 million vaccinations have been made in the country, according to the Ministry of Health.

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