Moscow. January 12. Dollar and Euro considerably rose at the opening of trading Tuesday on the Moscow exchange, the single transaction dollar held above 77 rubles, which is an upgrade to the highest level since December 2014. The ruble has fallen amid the continuing collapse of quotations of oil.
Bidding on the dollar began on Tuesday with transactions within 76,8-77,04 ruble, on average, two minutes the rate was 76,93 ruble (+72 kopeks to the level of the previous close). While the Euro was at the level of 83,67 ruble (+89 kopecks). The bi-currency basket amounted to $ 79,96 cents (+80 kopecks).
The dollar and Euro was approximately 1 rubles higher than the official rate.
The continuing fall of the ruble caused by the collapse of world prices of oil. Oil prices continue to fall the 7th day in a row, breaking Tuesday another 12-year lows, amid concerns about demand for raw materials from China. The price of February futures for Brent oil dropped on London’s ICE Futures exchange more than 2%, to $30,5 for barrel.