The dollar fell below 75 rubles during currency trading on the Moscow Exchange on Friday, April 23. This happened for the first time since March 23rd.
The dollar fell by 0.56% to the close of the previous session, specifies the TV channel “Zvezda”.
Earlier on Friday, the Russian national currency reacted with a slight increase to the decision of the Bank of Russia to raise the rate for the second time in a row by 0.5 percentage points. – up to 5% per annum.
Before the publication of the Central Bank’s decision to change the rate, the dollar exchange rate was 75.13 rubles, and the euro – 90.54 rubles. It was noted that the dollar dropped below 75 rubles for the first time since March 23. This happened against the background of the expectation of a decrease in the key rate of the Central Bank and the statement of the Russian Ministry of Defense on the return of the Russian military, who participated in the exercises in the south of the country, to the bases.
After the publication of the decision of the Central Bank, the dollar, as of 13:31 Moscow time, fell by 37.25 kopecks, to 74.75 rubles, the euro – by 36.5 kopecks, to 90.17 rubles.