Rouble holds strength as Russian equity depreciates

05.03.2021

The rouble firmed slightly on Thursday, paring overnight losses, as oil prices extended gains on hopes that OPEC+ producers, including Russia, might decide against increasing output at a key meeting later in the day.

At 0745 GMT, the rouble was 0.3% stronger against the dollar at 73.78 and gained 0.4% to...