Source Pravda.Ru

Central Bank keeps out of UTS today

The Central Bank did not take part in this morning's session on US currencyand did not interfere in the trade, an expert of a commercial bank said inan interview with RBC. So the Bank decided to stay away from buying dollarstoday, after an active purchasing of US currency at the special sessions onWednesday and Thursday.The average-weighted dollar exchange rate grew by only RUR0.01 to31.57RUR/USD at this morning's session, as in the second half of thesession there was a considerable supply of dollars by exporters. At thesame time the expert believes that the selling of US currency at today'sUTS was not characterized by a large volume, as the volume of trade did notamount to even $67m..