The ruble continues to weaken, the dollar tested the mark of 74 rubles

The ruble continues to weaken, the dollar tested the mark of 74 rubles


The American currency is growing against the background of falling oil prices. The cost of a North sea mix Brent in the first half of trading on January 6 fell below $36 per barrel.

MOSCOW, 6 Jan. The ruble continues to weaken following falling oil prices, Brent crude, which fell below $ 36 per barrel, the dollar tested the mark of 74 rubles for the first time since December 2014.

The dollar calculations “tomorrow” at 11.34 Moscow time grew by 65 cents to 73,97 ruble, Euro — by 64 kopecks to 79,36 ruble, follows from the data of the Moscow exchange.

The February futures for Brent crude oil fell to 2,34 % to 35,73 USD per barrel.

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