The U.S. dollar began to rise sharply in Kyrgyzstan. In just half of a day, the U.S. currency rose in price by 10-15 tyiyns. A similar situation is observed in Russia.
In the morning, the capital’s exchange offices bought the dollar for 68.4-68.5 soms, and sold — for 68.8-68.95 soms. Over the weekend, the currency grew by 20 tyiyns. However, growth did not stop there.
By the end of the day, dollar exchange rate exceeded 69 soms in Kyrgyzstan.
Now, exchange offices and commercial banks buy the dollar for 68.6-68.7 soms, and sell — for 69-69.2 soms. Nominal rate set by the National Bank is 68,4544 soms (0.1% drop for a day).
The day before, after the U.S. decision to impose sanctions on Russian businessmen, the dollar and euro in the Russian Federation reached a maximum of 2016. At 12.00 (3.00 pm Bishkek time), the U.S. dollar cost 62.2 rubles, and euro — 76.61 rubles.