The ruble strengthened moderately against the dollar and Euro in early trading

the Dollar and Euro fell slightly at the start of trading on the Moscow exchange. The ruble rose against the bi-currency basket, according to the auction.

the First transactions in us dollar were held at ETS in 63,54-63,65 RUB In the first minutes of trading the U.S. currency was at the level of 63.6 RUB is at 3.25 kopecks below the closing level of the previous trading session.

the Euro was 68,94 RUB, down 5 cents relative to the previous close.

the Value of the currency basket decreased by 4.04 cents to 66 rubles.

Oil rises amid expectations of deeper production cuts by OPEC+.

By 10:01 GMT, the April Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange rose by 0.02% to $56,35 per barrel.

the Price of contracts on crude oil for March delivery on the new York Mercantile exchange (NYMEX) rose by 0.1% to $51,47 per barrel.