The ruble lost more than 4.5% compared to the close of the previous session.
The euro fell below $1.06 on Wednesday, April 17, for the first time since April 2017.
Raw materials are getting cheaper due to fears of falling demand amid a lockdown in Shanghai and a possible increase in the key rate in the United States.
The number of attacks on crypto exchanges in 2021 increased by 44% compared to 2020.
Crypto exchange EXMO has opened a separate platform for Russians. This was reported to RBC by its representative.
By the close of the session, the quotes had lost growth to 1.86%, the paper closed at 4980 yen per share.
Previously, trading platforms reported on assets on behalf of clients — now the regulator plans to oblige cryptocurrency exchanges to be responsible for client's assets themselves.
The Moscow exchange index at the opening of trading is growing by 0.89%, the RTS is decreasing by 0.48%.
In Russia, the first criminal case has been initiated related to the embezzlement of money and property of a cryptocurrency exchange.
The total increase in the cost of gas since the beginning of the trading day was 19.4%.
Economist and lecturer at the RANEPA Vladislav Ginko commented on the change in the exchange rate, which, in his opinion, is more of an “emotional reaction”.
Ruble rises against the dollar and the European currency amid high oil prices and renewed investor interest in risky assets.
The dollar exchange rate in the course of foreign exchange trading on the Moscow Exchange was traded at the level of 75.03 rubles.
Analysts and fund managers believe there will be attractive investment opportunities in a wide range of sectors in 2022.
The US market has seen 481 initial public offerings this year (excluding SPAC deals), in which companies raised about $167 billion.