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Russian Ruble Flat As October GDP, Retail Sales Disappoint

The Russian ruble is trading relatively flat against several currency peers to close out the trading week. The ruble has witnessed a resurgence this week as foreign exchange traders poured into the currency amid a significant rally in Brent crude oil prices. But the gains may have been capped by disappointing economic data. With tighter lockdown restrictions in Europe, could the ruble come under pressure in the home stretch of 2020?

Turkish Lira Strengthens to Two-Week High as Markets Bet on Rate Hike

The Turkish lira is strengthening to its best level in two weeks against the US dollar. The lira, which recently crashed to a fresh all-time low, is finding support on widespread expectations that the central bank will raise interest rates to prevent further currency depreciation and to support the economy.

Russian Ruble Gains Despite Interest Rate Cut

Russia’s central bank continued with its monetary easing, lowering interest rates today. But that did not prevent the Russian ruble from gaining on the US dollar, which was rather soft today due to unexpectedly weak nonfarm payrolls.

Russian Ruble Gains on Calls for G7 Reinstatement

The Russian ruble is gaining on Thursday after renewed calls to reinstate Moscow into the G7. After being ousted from the group of eight economies over the annexation of Crimea in 2014, Russia might return to the table and engage with other economic powerhouses. Data is also lifting the ruble toward the end of the trading week.

Russian Ruble Slumps on Weak Data, Geopolitical Risk

The Russian ruble is slumping midweek after a few pieces of economic data disappointed investors. This comes one day after the currency endured major swings on reports of a possible military fallout between the US, Russia, and the European Union following several events that appeared to be isolated from one another.

Ruble Gains vs. Dollar Despite Interest Rate Cut from Bank of Russia

The Russian ruble gained today versus the US dollar even after Russia’s central bank cut its key rate.

Russian Ruble Falls Along with Crude Oil

The Russian ruble fell today, following the drop of crude oil — Russia’s main export.

Russian Ruble Falls a Bit After Bank of Russia Policy Announcement

The Russian ruble fell a bit against the US dollar today after the Russian central bank kept its monetary policy unchanged but signaled that it may cut interest rates in the future.

Russian Ruble Falls After Interest Rate Cut

The Russian ruble fell versus the US dollar today after Russia’s central bank cut its main interest.

Russian Ruble Sinks After Doha Meeting Failure

The Russian ruble dropped today as the meeting of major oil-producing countries in Doha failed to bring an agreement on freezing oil production.

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