The Central Bank of Russia has set the official exchange rate for the US dollar at 61.31₽, euro – 62.57₽ for the upcoming weekend. Information about this press service of the regulator published on your site.
The day before, the Bank of Russia set the rate of the American currency at 60.20 rubles, the European currency – 61.21 rubles.
As of 18:59 (Moscow time), the US currency was trading around 61.62 rubles on the Moscow Stock Exchange, its growth from the beginning of the trading day reached 0.8%, the European currency of the table was 62.47, adding 0.7%.
Forbes previous issue of July 29 WroteHe reported that the Bank of Russia is discussing with participants in the foreign exchange market how to determine the exchange rate of the ruble against the dollar and the euro in the event of the cessation of foreign exchange trading.
It was noted that such a measure could be taken if the National Clearing House (NCC) and the Moscow Stock Exchange are subject to anti-Russian sanctions. In this case, the Central Bank began to prepare for such a scenario, as foreign exchange trading would be paralyzed.
Then the Central Bank of Russia declaration Regarding this publication on preparations for the cancellation of trading in the dollar and euro, the sanctions restrictions are constantly changing and the regulator is modeling different scenarios with market participants.