Weak rouble: experts do not exclude the further fall of the national currency by the weekend

the Russian national currency in the first hour of today’s trading on the Moscow stock exchange is weakening. So, as of 10:06 GMT, the dollar calculations “tomorrow” added 52 kopecks to the previous closing and amounted to RUB 71,4375 the Euro rose by 16 kopecks and was on the mark 80,3975 RUB according to the exchange.

As noted by the IAC analyst “Alpari” Vladislav Antonov, Thursday, July 9, at the end of the trading day the Russian currency has risen against foreign currencies. She ignored the drop in oil prices and the collapse of the stock market and away from risk. The pair dollar/ruble fell by 0.27%, to 70.91 RUB, EUR/RUB — on 0,74%, to 80.00 RUB, pound/dollar — 0.46%, to RUB 89,38

the US Dollar rose across the market due to the upsurge of new cases of coronavirus and the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the financial statements of President Donald trump.

In the European session, the pair dollar/ruble has fallen to 70,49 RUB the dollar Rally coincided with the decision of the Supreme court that the U.S. attorney in new York can obtain the financial statements of trump. The ruble retreated to the level 71,09 RUB, but the day closed in positive territory against the greenback, the expert reminded.

According to him, the Supreme Court’s decision had an impact on the US dollar, the yield on government bonds and the stock market. For trump’s decision is a risk, as before the election can come out of something bad that will entice voters to vote for Biden.

the S&P 500 Index came under pressure amid increasing political tension in the United States, as well as news about the coronavirus. Major stock indexes in the U.S. fell 0.5% to 1.5%. Yesterday, the increased incidence of COVID-19 in the United States reached a record level and exceeded 60 thousand people. The total number of confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus in the United States reached 3 million 151 thousand 758, the highest among the countries. Everything in the world toranaviruses infected 12 million 397 thousand 585 people.

Chief expert of the working group on the fight against coronavirus in the United States Anthony Fauci in an interview with the Italian Corriere Della Sera said that the world is in the early stages of a pandemic COVID-19. Investors fear the re-suspension of economic activity, which will delay the recovery of the U.S. economy.

on Friday in the Asian session, the price of Brent fell by 0.72% to 42.06 dollars per barrel. “Given that today is Friday, the ruble before the weekend can return to 71,60 Now RUB futures on the S&P 500 dropped by 0.25%, to 3133 points. If the pressure on the stock market continues, the ruble will weaken against the dollar. Rebuild the index will help the ruble to return to the level 70,15 RUB”, says Antonov.

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