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- Foreign currency exchange rates fixed by National BankThe National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan fixed the foreign currency exchange rates to the tenge for August 7, 8, 9:
- Prices for wheat at world stock exchanges growThe decision of Russia to introduce ban for export of wheat until the end of this year has forced the prices for grain to reach the highest level for the last two days, the agency reports citing the Associated Press news agency (АР).
- World prices for oil decreasedThe world prices for oil, following the results of the tenders on Thursday, August 5, have decreased due to growth of stocks of gasoline in the USA. Market share falling of China and decreased optimism of investors concerning growth of demand for fuel in this country negatively influenced the oil market on Thursday.
- Temporary ban on grain export introduced in RussiaThe government of the Russian Federation made the decision to introduce temporary ban on export of grain and products made from it in connection with drought, the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, said at the session of the presidium of the Russian government, the agency reports citing RIA RosBusinessConsulting (RBC).