U.S. equity futures were trading higher the morning after the S&P 500 notched another record high despite a surge in consumer prices in May.
The dollar rate rose by 3 kopecks, to 71.8 rubles at the opening of trading on the Moscow Exchange on Friday.
Just eight months after celebrating a narrow escape from financial disaster, Chinese billionaire Hui Ka Yan finds himself back in crisis-fighting mode.
Russian market indexes ended the trading session on Thursday with mixed dynamics, despite the favorable external background.
Bajaj Finance Ltd. sees the financial impact of the second Covid-19 wave to be much milder than the first one.
Moscow is hoping for more active interaction with Washington on the exchange of intelligence data, Director of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) Sergei Naryshkin told TASS on Thursday.
The MOEX index lost 0.21% and amounted to 3,835.21 points, the RTS index fell by 0.09% to 1,673.27 points on Thursday.
The dollar rate remained unchanged at 72.31 rubles at the opening of trading on the Moscow Exchange on Thursday.
The dollar exchange rate was down by 0.08% against the ruble at 72.21 rubles, while the euro exchange rate lost 0.09% at 87.93 rubles.
The real effective exchange rate of the Russian ruble against currencies of the main trade partners adjusted for inflation increased by 1.8% in May 2021 compared with the previous month, and by 1.4% year-to-date.