The dollar fell below the level of 78 rubles

the Dollar fell, the Euro rose slightly at the start of trading on the Moscow Exchange. The ruble strengthened against the currency basket, according to the auction.

the First transactions in us dollar were held at ETS in 78,08-78,28 RUB In the first minutes of trading the dollar was at around 78,14 RUB is 14.25 kopecks below the closing level of the previous trading session.

the Euro was 84,53 RUB, up 5 cents relative to the previous close.

the Value of the currency basket decreased by 5.59 kopecks to RUB 81,01

By 10:10 Moscow time the dollar fell by 0.36% to RUB of 77.99

Oil rises in price on Wednesday amid rising financial markets on expectations that the stimulus package, the US will help mitigate the economic consequences of a pandemic coronavirus.

By 10:01 Moscow time the cost of may futures for Brent on London’s ICE Futures exchange rose 2.7% to $27,87 per barrel.

the Price of contracts for crude oil with may delivery on the new York Mercantile exchange (NYMEX) increased by 3.6% to $24,88 per barrel.