At the close of trading on Thursday, the maximum euro rate reached 86.69 rubles. At the opening of trading on Friday, the maximum euro rate reached 87.48 rubles, after which it dropped slightly.
The dollar continues to rise with the opening of trading on Friday. The minimum rate at the opening of trading reached 73.28 rubles per dollar, by 11:20 it had increased to 73.58 rubles at the Moscow Exchange.
At the same time, Brent crude oil on the ICE exchange continues to grow (by 1.1%) and now reaches $ 43.4 per barrel, the price of WTI fell by 0.7% - to $ 40.2 per barrel.
“The weakness of the ruble is associated with a decrease in the supply of foreign currency from exporters and an increase in demand for it from international investors who convert dividends or leave OFZ (federal loan bonds)”, - writes Kommersant.