On Wednesday, July 21, the Russian ruble on the Moscow Stock Exchange rallied against the US dollar and the euro, but fell against the yuan, reflecting the general sentiment of global markets reacting to the position in the largest supplier and consumer of oil. During the session, the ruble exchange rates against world currencies with settlements for “today” (changes – multidirectional): • US dollar – 74.3334 rubles, 1552 points lower; • euro – 87.5472 rubles, down by 2188 points; • yuan – 11.5007 rubles, up by 148 points (1 point – 0.01 kopecks). The Central Bank of Russia set the exchange rate for July 21 (changes – multidirectional): • US dollar – 74.4947 rubles, up 0.37 kopecks; • euro – 87.5983 rubles, down 17.44 kopecks. The balances of credit institutions’ funds on correspondent accounts with the Central Bank of Russia as of July 21 amounted to 3 trillion 959 billion 100 million rubles, in the Moscow region – 3 trillion 734 billion 300 million.As of July 20, the previous operating day, the balances were 3 trillion 931 billion 100 million. in the Moscow region – 3 trillion 731 billion 200 million. The balances of credit institutions’ funds on deposits with the Central Bank as of July 21 amounted to 687 billion 540 million rubles. against 693 billion 504 million on July 20. The balance of operations of the Central Bank of Russia with the country’s banks for the provision and absorption of ruble liquidity with a deadline of July 21 increased to 266 billion 500 million rubles. On July 20, the balance was 102 billion 500 million. The Central Bank of Russia on July 19 bought currency for the Ministry of Finance within the framework of the budgetary rule for 13.5 billion rubles. On July 18, the volume of foreign currency purchases amounted to 13.4 billion. The weighted average rate with calculations “for tomorrow” on July 16, Friday, and July 19-20 (1 point for all currencies – 0.01 kopecks): US dollar: July 16 – 74 , 1716 (+0.0026); July 19 – 74.5412 (+0.3696); July 20 – 74.5202 (-0.0210). Euro: July 16 – 87.5654 (-0.1173); July 19 – 87.8869 (+0.3215); July 20 – 87.7473 (-0.1396). Yuan: July 16 – 11.4618 (-0.0206); July 19 – 11.4805 (+0.0187); July 20 – 11.4874 (+0.0069). On July 21, the trades gave the following results (changes – multidirectional). US dollar exchange rate – 74.2867 rubles: • lower by 2197 points; • a total of 33342 transactions were concluded • for the amount of 145 billion 498 million 230 thousand rubles. (15% below the average for the last month). Euro exchange rate – 87.5045 rubles: • lower by 2369 points; • a total of 5,514 transactions were concluded • for the amount of 34 billion 384 million 290 thousand rubles. (30% above the average for the last month). RMB exchange rate – 11.4878 rubles: • 22 points higher; • a total of 357 transactions were concluded • for the amount of 1 billion 409 million 140 thousand rubles. (50% above the average for the last month). Source: finmarket.ru