The dollar and euro are edging up against the ruble in early trading on the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MICEX) on Thursday.
The dollar traded at 37.3475 rubles/$1 after the first minute or so, which is about 5.75 kopecks higher that yesterday's closing level and 18 kopecks higher than the official rate.
The euro traded at 48.2395 rubles/EUR1, 10.4 kopecks above yesterday's closing and 17.6 above the official rate.
The bi-currency basket ($0.55 and EUR0.45) started the day at 42.25 rubles, 7.8 kopecks higher than yesterday's closing value.
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