Dollar for the first time since September 8 exceeded 69 rubles


Moscow. December 7. The dollar and the Euro went up on the Moscow exchange, the dollar for the first 3 months exceeded 69 rubles amid falling oil prices.

The dollar rose to 69 rubles (+86,5 penny to the previous closing), at about 14:43 GMT, the Euro reached 74,73 ruble (+67 cents). In subsequent currency retreated a bit from the reached levels, but at 14:51 Moscow time the dollar went up again and exceeded 69 rubles.

The reason for the retreat of the ruble experts call the fall of oil. Oil prices continue to decline on Monday after OPEC on Friday decided not to adhere to production quotas. The cost of the January futures for Brent crude on London’s ICE Futures exchange to 14:40 Moscow time has fallen by more than 1%, to $42,5 per barrel.