Dollar exchange rate. Forecast for August 22-26 // Opinions and forecasts of analysts on how the ruble will behave

The ruble finished the last week with a sharp strengthening of its positions against foreign currencies. According to the results of Friday trading, the dollar exchange rate on the Moscow Exchange amounted to 59.1 rubles / $, which is 1.5 rubles. lower than the previous week’s close. The strengthening of the Russian currency was facilitated … Read more

Russia redirects coal abandoned by the EU to China and India

In July, the export volumes of Russian coal from European countries that fell due to EU sanctions were sent to China and India. In this regard, deliveries abroad remained almost unchanged by June. This is stated in a review by experts from the Center for Energy Development (TsRE), which drew the attention of Vedomosti. East … Read more

Russia is getting rid of new foreign direct investments // Monitoring of investments

The Central Bank has published a fresh batch of data on foreign direct investment (FDI, includes equity participation, reinvestment of income and debt instruments) in the Russian Federation by country for 2021. Although in 2021, compared to 2013, the entire FDI inflow decreased by 45% (the volume of 2019 was exceeded by 25%), the share … Read more

How the most popular used cars fell in price in April // Conjuncture

The average price and selection of the most popular used cars sold on Droma and Avto.ru differ, although both aggregators record their reduction in price over the past month compared to March. Thus, at Avto.ru, the top is headed by Hyundai Solaris, the average cost of which fell by 4% in April, to 781.6 thousand … Read more

Market closure // Furniture production is declining, demand is declining, prices are rising

The beginning of the year turned out to be successful for Russian furniture manufacturers, but since March, due to the deep crisis caused by the Russian military special operation in Ukraine, production volumes began to decline. In addition to lower consumer spending, furniture makers are facing narrower distribution channels following the IKEA shutdown. The stress … Read more

May in rubles // Only the Central Bank can prevent the strengthening of the Russian currency

The pre-holiday week on the Russian currency market ended with a steady strengthening of the ruble. The dollar exchange rate on Friday fell below a semi-annual minimum – 70.3 rubles / $, the euro exchange rate updated a two-year low – 73.5 rubles / €. The Russian market works mainly to accept foreign currency in … Read more

Neighbors joined OBI // Russian hypermarkets of the network are transferred to investors from Kazakhstan

The owner of the Russian hypermarkets of the German OBI, which went out of business in the Russian Federation due to the military operation in Ukraine, may be a foreign investor. According to Kommersant, the objects should go to the structures of the family of Kazakh businessman Yerlan Seisembaev, one of whose companies develops OBI … Read more