The ruble strengthened against the dollar and the Euro at the opening of trading

the dollar and the Euro declined at the start of trading on the Moscow exchange. The ruble rose against the bi-currency basket in the correction after the recent fall, according to the auction.

the First transactions in us dollar were held at ETS in and 73.81-74,26 ruble. For the first five minutes of trading, the dollar was at around 74,06 rubles — for 58,95 kopecks below the closing level of the previous trading session.

the Euro was 82,62 of the ruble, down 79.7 pennies relative to the previous close.

the Value of the currency basket decreased by 68,29 cents to 77.91 ruble.

Oil gained more than $1 on Tuesday after a recent sharp fall in prices caused by the pandemic coronavirus and price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia.

By 10:06 GMT the cost of may futures for Brent on London’s ICE Futures exchange rose 2.6% to $30,82 per barrel.

the Price of contracts for crude oil with may delivery on the new York Mercantile exchange (NYMEX) rose 4.6% to $30,32 per barrel.