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

the dollar and the Euro declined 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 at 63,44-63,7 RUB In the first minutes of trading the U.S. currency was at the level of 63,48 RUB is by 24.75 kopecks below the closing level of the previous trading session.

the Euro was 70.2 RUB, down 23.5 COP. relative to the previous close.

the Value of the currency basket decreased by 24.19 COP. to 67.5 rubles.

Oil rises after Monday the price has fallen due to concerns about the impact of the coronavirus in Chinese demand for fuel.

By 10:01 GMT, the April Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange rose 0.7% to $54,81 per barrel.

the Price of contracts on crude oil for March delivery on the new York Mercantile exchange (NYMEX) increased by 1% to $50.6 per barrel.

At the end of the previous trading session Brent crude fell by 3.8%. The price of WTI crude to the close of trading on Monday fell by 2.8%.