Rus News Journal

On October, 15th in Moscow and Petersburg banks the dollar exchange rate remained at former level. At the same time the tendency to some increase of currency bank quotations was outlined. For example, Petersburg Ruskobank and the Moscow bank Discount have increased courses of buying up and dollar sale by 5 points. In a number of banks the margin between courses of buying up and HARD CURRENCY sale (for example, in Petersburg Innovative bank, the Moscow banks " continued to be reduced; TSentrokredit Inkombanke, Mytishchinsky commercial bank). Thus demand for currency exceeded its offer.

in Moscow on Thursday it was possible to hand over in banks dollar taking into account commission fee for 266 (tehnobank) - 330 (Mytishchinsky commercial bank) rbl./ dollars, to buy - for 330 (Inter-regional commercial bank and Eleksbank) - 380 (Telebank) of rbl./ dollars In St.-Petersburg banks bought up HARD CURRENCY for 280 (promstrojbank) - 310 (Innovative bank) rbl./ dollars Sold on 308 (promstrojbank) - 344 (Foreign trade and investment bank) of rbl./ dollars
Bankers expect increase of currency quotations.
In the market of cash sales on Thursday currency quotations remained without essential changes. So, in St.-Petersburg the dollar exchange rate at buying up has made 300 rbl./ dollars, at sale - 315 rbl./ dollars, in Moscow dollar bought up for 310 - 315 sold for 320 - 325 rbl./ dollars Now speculators in foreign currency continue to occupy a waiting attitude
In Khabarovsk on October, 15th under the decision of the head of city administration has been closed ware the market in city centre. As a result in the near future sharp increase of currency quotations here is expected.