9 Feb 2010 10:26

Dollar edges down against ruble as oil shows signs of stabilizing

MOSCOW. Feb 9 (Interfax) - The dollar fell 9-14 kopecks in Tom deals from yesterday's closing to 30.38-30.43 rubles/$1 in the first few minutes of trading on the MICEX as oil prices and the global equity markets showed signs of stabilizing and the euro strengthened on the international Forex market.

This was also 9-14 kopecks below today's official rate.

The euro opened trading on the MICEX at 41.7-41.75 rubles/EUR1, or 5 kopecks above yesterday's closing rate and today's official rate.

The dual currency basket ($0.55 and EUR 0.45) fell 7 kopecks to 35.5 rubles.