The ruble strengthened against the dollar and the Euro on the background of growth of oil above $ 75

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The ruble strengthened against the dollar and the Euro on the background of growth of oil above $ 75 per barrel. Plus, the growth of domestic currency was helped by the weakening of the dollar on the international currency market. As a result, the USD/RUB ended on Monday, a decrease of 56 cents to 62.24 ruble EUR/RUB 38 kopecks to the ruble 72,85, according to data Libertex.
The technology sector of the U.S. market was again under strong pressure. In the end, the Dow Jones industrial average on Monday has decreased on 0,57% – to 25306,83 points, the index of high-tech companies NASDAQ decreased by 1.39% to 7630 points, the index of wide market S&P 500 – also by 0.58%, to 2802,6 points, according Libertex.
The morning formed a mixed external background: futures on American indexes are growing, Asian markets mostly lower, oil is trying to settle down after the break above the 75 per barrel. Within two days there will be a meeting of the Federal reserve, in the evening, the American petroleum Institute will release its data on stocks, and on Wednesday it officially makes US Department of energy.
U.S. stocks rise: S&P 500 – on 0,12%, NASDAQ – on 0,21%, Dow Jones index rises by 0.24%.
The Australian index S&P/ASX 200 decreased by 0.04%, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index falls 0.55%, the index of Shanghai stock exchange Shanghai Composite down 0.06%, while Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.04%. Most likely, USD/RUB protorguetsya between 62-62,7 ruble. EUR/RUB is likely to potorgovat in the area of 72,2-73,5 ruble.
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Ivan Marchena,
Analyst
GK Forex Club