World oil prices after two days of growth again declined on the background of statements about the unwillingness of Saudi Arabia to freeze the prey without support from Iran and other major oil producers.
In the course of trading on Friday, the price of futures for oil of mark Brent with delivery in June 2016 dropped back below $39 per barrel. At a minimum, the price fell to $38,71, which is 4% below the closing level yesterday.
Previously a member of the Royal family of Saudi Arabia and the country’s defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman said that Saudi Arabia will accede to the agreement on freezing of oil production only if a similar decision will bring Iran and other major producers.
The fall in oil prices has followed the decline of the ruble. In the course of trading on the Moscow stock exchange courses dollar and Euro jumped more than on the ruble. On the maximum of the value of the dollar reached the mark 68,359 rubles, which is 2% higher than the closing level yesterday.
Simultaneously, the Euro rate came close to the level of 78 rubles, reaching the maximum level 77,935 rubles, which is about 2.2% above the closing level yesterday. Above 78 rubles the Euro exchange rate did not rise since mid-March 2016.
Analysts say that today should be published fresh data on the state of the U.S. labor market, which may lead to a new strengthening of dollar.
16:10 MSK cost of a barrel of Brent crude on the ICE stock exchange was $measuring 38.76, the dollar on the Moscow exchange reached RUB 68,259, 77,867 RUB.