The average-weighted dollar exchange rate amounted to 31.86 RUR/USD in the first half of this morning's session. It means that the rate has not changed since December 3.
At the same time the situation with ruble liquidity continues to be favorable, which should promote a growth in the dollar rate. One-day ruble credit rates have been at minimal levels, some 2-3 percent this morning, specialists of a commercial bank told RBC. Meanwhile, the lack of a deficit of ruble resources has only led to high activity by participants at the UTS. The volume of the trade after the first ten minutes amounted to $60m.
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