The dollar dropped to 70 rubles for the first time since December 16

MOSCOW, 23 Dec. The ruble in the environment increases success: the dollar dropped to 70 roubles, the Euro has zeroed in on 76 roubles, respectively, against the background of attempts oil market to gain a foothold above $ 37 per barrel of Brent.

The dollar calculations “tomorrow” at 19.13 GMT environment decreased by 1.09 ruble — to 70,15 ruble, the Euro — 1.64 ruble to 76,41 ruble, follows from the data of the Moscow exchange.

Earlier Wednesday, the dollar was already down to 70 rubles and Euro to ruble 76,18 — lows since mid-December.

Oil is trading at 37 dollars a barrel and Brent crude has already risen to 37.4 per dollar, rebounding from the lowest level since summer 2004 in the region of 36 dollars. The price of WTI for the first time in a long time exceeds the respective contracts Brent.