08/27/1998 07:32:02 RUSSIA'S MICEX SAYS CENTRAL BANK SUSPENDS ALL ROUBLE FOREIGN EXCHANGE TRADE
Обновлено: 28 авг. 2018 г.
MOSCOW, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Russia's central bank suspended
foreign exchange trade of the rouble on the Moscow Interbank
Currency Exchange (MICEX) on Thursday after opening trade
showed the currency was headed for a sharp drop.
Traders at MICEX had bid 8.2 roubles to dollar against
offers of 9.5 roubles to the dollar, while the central bank had
set its official daily rate, and the starting rate for exchange
trade, at 7.86 roubles to the dollar.