September 21 (SeeNews) - The Romanian leu closed slightly weaker versus the euro on Monday in calm trading, dealers said.
The leu ended at 4.2670/2700 per euro, compared to 4.2620/2670 per euro on Friday.
The leu traded stable in a tight range, following the movements of the other currencies of emerging markets in the region, one dealer told SeeNews.
The Romanian central bank, BNR, set its reference exchange rate at 4.2665 per euro on Monday, compared to 4.2658 per euro on Friday. For the U.S. dollar, the BNR set the reference exchange rate at 2.9123 versus Friday’s 2.9014.
Turnover on the interbank leu deposit market fell to 2.209 billion lei on Friday from 4.459 billion lei on Thursday. The BNR will issue Monday’s turnover figures on Tuesday.
Interest rates on overnight leu deposits fell to 7.98%/8.48% on Monday from 8.25%/8.75% on Friday.