MOSCOW, 20 Mar RIA Novosti/Prime, Dmitry Mayorov. The ruble in the evening began to rise against the dollar and slightly decreased to Euro, inform the data of the Moscow exchange.
Rising oil prices and the expectation of progress at the next negotiations on gas supplies to Ukraine supported the currency of the Russian Federation in the evening, say officials.
The dollar calculations "tomorrow" to 17. 19 MSK decreased to 0, 54 ruble - to 59, 44 of the ruble, the Euro rose to 0, 20 ruble - to 64, 21 of the ruble.
The price of Brent crude oil at This time was increased by 1, 4% to 55, 1 dollar per barrel.
in the first part of trading Friday, the ruble for the Most part has been adjusted down afterward as the Price of the currency basket on Thursday reached a minimum of the current year on the background of the decision by the fed to maintain accommodative monetary policy.
Uncertain dynamics of the oil market in the first part of the bidding supported corrective mood on the ruble.
However, after 16. 00 GMT, the rouble has been actively recover. The Russian currency has moved to a rise against the dollar and regained a substantial portion of the losses to the Euro.
This was facilitated by the dynamics of oil prices, which went from decline to growth and fixed above the psychological level of $ 55 per barrel of Brent.
confidence added news from Brussels, where in the evening on the last working day of the week obligated to convene a trilateral dialogue on the Russian-Ukrainian gas problems. For example, said Minister of energy Alexander Novak, the Cost of Russian gas for Ukraine in the 2nd quarter, inaccurate calculations, may amount to 348 USD per thousand cubic meters, excluding discounts.
Provided up to $ 100 to the Cost of gas may become attractive for Ukraine, which will give the opportunity to defuse tensions on this issue and to remove a certain part of the geopolitical risks underscore the official representatives.
in the upcoming week the ruble to strengthen their seats, and among them because of the tax period, analysts say.
"According to the tax calendar, March 25, the taxpayers will pay the severance tax for the month of February. This, ceteris paribus, will lead to increased demand for the national currency, "said, for example, Timur Nigmatullin from the investment company" Finam ".
"the Australian dollar/ruble, we expect a slight strengthening of the ruble in the range of 59, 5-60, 5. A positive factor is obliged to become the beginning of the tax period, and the sale of revenue exporters ", - said Maxim Atanaska of the criminal code " AGANA ".