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

the dollar and the Euro started trading on the Moscow stock exchange decline. The ruble strengthened against the currency basket amid rising oil prices, according to the auction.

Trades on the dollar started at ETS in the range of 78.1-78,31 of the ruble. In the first minutes of trading, the U.S. currency made up 78,15 of the ruble, dropping to 97.5 per penny concerning level of closing of the previous trading session.

Meanwhile, the Euro was 83.99 ruble is by 66.5 penny below the previous close.

the Value of the currency basket decreased by 83,55 80,78 kopecks to the ruble.

oil Prices continue to rise after the jump the day before. The US President Donald trump on Thursday hinted that it may intervene in the price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia as and when necessary.

the Cost of may futures for Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange at 10:01 MSK increased by 5.8% to $30,12 per barrel.

the Price of contracts for crude oil with may delivery on the new York Mercantile exchange (NYMEX) jumped 6.8% to $of 27.67 per barrel.