The dollar fell below 56 rubles for the first time since APR 2017

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in photobacteria USA and rubles. Archival photoThe dollar fell below 56 rubles for the first time since APR 2017© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

The dollar on Thursday fell below 56 rubles, according to data from the Moscow exchange.

As of 11:30 Moscow time the exchange rate fell of 46.00 cents, to of 55.92 of the ruble. Yesterday, the weighted average dollar exchange rate amounted to 56,3888 rubles per dollar.

The last time the dollar was below 56 rubles at the end of April last year.

As the analyst of company «Alpari» Vladislav Antonov, the weakening of the dollar against foreign currencies is a manifestation of trade war, because a weaker currency increases the competitiveness of national goods on the world market.

«In the near future similar statements about the weakness of the national currency should be expected from other countries. Traders even forgot about the upcoming monetary policy of the fed,» — said the expert RIA Novosti.

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