After this decision of the president was vocalized by the media, this band shifted to 28.53-28.54 rubles per dollar. "This growth need not be linked with Fradkov's appointment," the source added.
The average weighted exchange rate of the dollar at the unified trading session of the Moscow Inter-Bank Currency Exchange (UTS of MICEX) with settlement for tomorrow was 28.5162 rubles per dollar. Compared with Friday's index, it grew by 0.06 kopeck.
Today Vladimir Putin suggested that Mikhail Fradkov be appointed head of the cabinet of ministers. At the present time Fradkov is a special envoy of the president of the Russian Federation on relations with the European Union.