The Bank of Russia sold 6.5 bln rubles ($85.47 mln) worth of foreign exchange on the domestic market with settlements on November 30 as part of preventive measures curbing volatility, the regulator reported on Tuesday.
Russian stocks opened higher on Tuesday as the MOEX index was up by 0.18% at 3,113.06 points, while the RTS index rose by 0.12% to 1,283.56 points.
The dollar fell by 0.29% to 76.17 rubles on the Moscow Exchange, the euro rate remained unchanged at 91.1625 rubles early on Tuesday.
Russian exchange indexes ended the trading day in the red on Monday on the back of falling oil prices and negative dynamics at global exchanges.
Despite the drop, it’s the busiest U.S. airports have been since the pandemic first hit in March. Zoom Video Communications’ quarterly sales grew 300% compared with the same quarter last year. And Tesla hits a $544 billion stock-market valuation.
The Bank of Russia sold 8.5 bln rubles ($111.65 mln) worth of foreign exchange on the domestic market with settlements on November 27 as part of preventive measures curbing volatility, the regulator reported on Monday.
By 10:20 Moscow time, the Moscow Exchange index traded at 3123.87 points (-0.6%).
As of 10:21 Moscow time, the dollar and the euro continued to strengthen against the ruble.
Russian market indexes ended the trading session on Friday with mixed dynamics.
The largest Russian banks do not register higher demand of households for foreign exchange during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.