The largest Russian banks do not register higher demand of households for foreign exchange during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
One day after Americans celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday and markets were closed, stock futures traded cautiously early Friday with Asian stocks mixed over questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weighing on investor optimism.
As of 10:25 am, the dollar was up by 0.12% at 75.805 rubles, while the euro was trading at 90.4075 rubles (+0.17%).
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TVS Motor Co. shares rose 5.5%, the most in four weeks, to Rs 500.65 apiece, the highest in 19 months.
The Bank of Russia sold 4.5 bln rubles ($59.3 mln) worth of foreign exchange on the domestic market with settlements on November 26 as part of preventive measures curbing volatility, the regulator reported on Friday.
By 10:15 Moscow time, the MOEX index was trading at 3,126.63 points (-0.38%), and the RTS – at 1,299.76 points (-0.56%).
The largest bank in Canada closed at its 52-week high on Tuesday – none other than The Royal Bank of Canada (RY).
Russian market indexes were in the green during the trading session on Thursday.
The Bank of Russia sold 6.5 bln rubles ($86 mln) worth of foreign exchange on the domestic market with settlements on November 25 as part of preventive measures curbing volatility, the regulator reported on Thursday.
As of 10:25 am, the dollar was down by 0.19% at 75.4225 rubles, while the euro was trading at 89.9775 rubles (-0.08%).