MOSCOW, December 15. The Kremlin is closely watching the fluctuations of the ruble, they call for caution, however, as regards specific measures and limits of these fluctuations, this is a question better directed to the government. This was stated to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
Fluctuations of the ruble against the dollar and Euro in 2015
“Such currency fluctuations cause alertness, we closely monitored (this), appropriate monitoring is being conducted”, – he told, answering a question about what the ruble in the Kremlin will be considered critical.
“With regard to the specific level, the need to address this issue in the government; it is rather a subject of the government,” he added.
The dollar against the ruble on the Moscow stock exchange at the opening of trading on Tuesday declined compared to closing level of previous trading day by 15 kopecks and amounted to 70.4 per ruble.
In the course of trading on 14 December the dollar for the second time in a year reached 71 ruble. This figure is not a record, a year ago, December 16, 2014 exchange rate of the dollar exceeded 80 rubles.