As of 10:20 am, the dollar was up by 0.14% at 76.1675 rubles, while the euro was trading at 90.26 rubles (+0.09%).
The Bank of Russia sold 6.5 bln rubles ($85.3 mln) worth of foreign exchange on the domestic market with settlements on November 18 as part of preventive measures curbing volatility, the regulator reported on Thursday.
The Russian stock indices declined as trading on the Moscow Exchange kicked off on Thursday.
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The Russian stock indices continued growth on Wednesday thanks to the support of external factors.
The Russian stock market opened with multidirectional dynamics of stock indices, according to the data at 10:00 Moscow time, the Moscow Exchange index declined by 0.2% and reached 3046.02 points, and the RTS index added 0.02%, reaching the level of 1258.77 points, according to the data of the trading floor on Wednesday.
As of 10:11 am, the dollar was up by 0.07% at 76.27 rubles, while the euro was trading at 90.58 rubles (+0.15%).
The Bank of Russia sold 6.4 bln rubles ($84 mln) worth of foreign exchange on the domestic market with settlements on November 17 as part of preventive measures curbing volatility, the regulator reported on Wednesday.