the Ruble strengthened in early trading on Thursday, follows from the data of the Moscow exchange. The dollar exchange rate this morning fell below 71 rubles, the Euro was close to 79 rubles.
as of 10.52 GMT, the dollar on the minimum fell to 70,41 of the ruble, the Euro became cheaper to 79,31 of the ruble. The price of Brent crude oil on Thursday morning, a little grew and was about 42.5 per dollar.
the External background on Thursday morning, can be called neutral-positive, says a leading analyst “Discovery Broker” by global research Andrey Kochetkov.
“Indexes in Asia mostly rise, and currencies of commodity-dependent countries are strengthened. The problem COVID-19 new hopes for the final long-term solution, although not as soon as possible”, – he said. The activity on the exchange will drop significantly during the day, as many players will wait for the key statistics for the United States, said Kochetkov.