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RUB:TRY, 1:0.11 a/o 7 Mar 2022

1 ruble buys 0.11 lira

by Cat on Tue Mar 8th, 2022 at 12:07:43 AM EST
And one Turkish lira will buy you 0.063 euros.
So one rouble will buy you 0.684 CENTIMES of a euro.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II
by eurogreen on Tue Mar 8th, 2022 at 08:27:23 AM EST
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parity watch
INR:RUB, 1:1.29
(This FX pair is what US is calling a "discount" price/bbl)
INR:USD, 1:0.01
(by comparison to IN buying USD to pay for USD-denominated crude anywhere)

Pakistan Today | 'Think twice before buying Russian oil', US warns India

The remarks come after an official in New Delhi was quoted as saying his country would be "happy" to take the offer, RT The Times of India reported.
But with [USD-denominated] oil prices up 40% so far this year, the government is looking at increasing this if it can help reduce its rising energy bill.

"Russia is offering oil and other commodities at a heavy discount. We will be happy to take that. We have some issues like tanker, insurance cover and oil blends to be resolved. Once we have that we will take the discount offer," one of the Indian government officials said.
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Work was ongoing to set up a rupee-rouble trade mechanism [bi-lateral FX peg|float reference] to be used to pay for oil and other goods, the official said.

When asked about reports that India was about to accept Moscow's offer to buy cheaper crude, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said nations should be cognisant of their role in history when they deal with Russia following its attack on Ukraine.
by Cat on Wed Mar 16th, 2022 at 08:35:10 PM EST
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VOLdeMore BULLETIN published a brief interview with former India's Minister of Finance (1990-1991, 1998 - 2002) and External Affairs (2002 - May 2004) Yashwant Sinha (scorpio). Sinha joined political group Trinamool Congress this year.

VOLdeMore: And do you back the idea of a rupee-rouble trading mechanism be set up to settle payments between India and Russia, with China's yuan as a reference currency?

Yashwant Sinha: Yes, I do believe that we can carry our trade in our own currencies. But I don't think that the yuan should be made a reference currency. Any such arrangement should be done based on just the rupee and rouble.

< checks watch >
goldbugs v fiat arbitrageurs story developing ...
by Cat on Fri Mar 18th, 2022 at 11:57:53 AM EST
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