Russian currency, stocks up following oil price hickups

09.10.2019

The Russian rouble opened stronger on Tuesday, as oil prices rose slightly and emerging currency markets strengthened.

At 0702 GMT the rouble was 0.3% stronger against the dollar at 64.81, and largely flat at 71.19 versus the euro.

Emerging market and commodity currencies strengthened in response to U.S.-China trade discussions.

Brent crude oil,...