The ruble is stable before the new list of sanctions from the United States

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The US is preparing new sanctions against Russia. Bitcoin spirit soared and began to grow. The ruble is stable Monday. Today, Monday the United States needs to announce new sanctions against Russia. The reason for the introduction of new restrictions was the use of chemical weapons in Syria. This was stated by US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley. According to her, the sanctions affect companies, “which were related to technical equipment” of the Syrian army and its chemical weapons.
Meanwhile, the bitcoin began to increase due to the fact that more than 20 States of the European Union signed a Declaration on establishing the European partnership in the field of blockchain. Against this background, the exchange rate of bitcoin has surpassed $ 8,000.
As for the Russian market, everything is fairly calm. The ruble gradually strengthened against the dollar and the Euro. The dollar on the Moscow exchange on Monday holding at 61 rubles 85 kopecks, the Euro traded at around 76 rubles 45 kopecks. The MICEX index dipped to 2160 points, quotes of Brent oil to stay just above $ 71 per barrel.
The ruble, the exchange rate is closely watched virtually the entire country last week, is now stable enough and has even strengthened against the U.S. dollar and the Euro. Most likely, this week will be a week of stabilization policy. Recall that a week we have completed in the area of 62 rubles per dollar and most likely this is the current week will determine the future prospects of the domestic currency. If we are able this week to trade below 62 rubles, in this case, the main currency pair on the Moscow exchange have a chance to go down to around 60 rubles per dollar. In the case of trade above 62 rubles, the rate for some time will hang in the range from 62 to 64 rubles to the dollar.
Gleb Zadoya,
The head of the analytical Department of the company,