The dollar exceeded 71 ruble, Euro 78 rubles for the first time since August

The dollar exceeded 71 ruble, Euro 78 rubles for the first time since August


The rate of the ruble against the dollar and the Euro is declining against the background of falling oil prices. The dollar calculations “tomorrow” increased to 71,16 ruble, Euro – ruble to 78,09.

MOSCOW, Dec 14. The ruble is losing ground to the dollar and the Euro are at their peak for almost four months, above the level of 71 rubles and 78, respectively, against the background of weak dynamics of the oil market.

The dollar calculations “tomorrow” at 15.54 GMT Monday increased by 0.79 ruble — to 71,16 of the ruble, the Euro — 0.69 ruble to ruble 78,09.

Earlier on Monday, the dollar had already jumped to 71,194 ruble and Euro to ruble 78,13.

Oil is traded at the level of 36,4 USD per barrel Brent, risking to break through at least the end of 2008 (36.2 per dollar), below which the market never was from the summer of 2004.