At the opening of trading on the Moscow exchange on Wednesday, February 24, the U.S. currency rose more than half of the ruble, reaching the maximum level 76,8240 RUB.
Previous trading session closed at the level of 75,3 rubles per dollar, then the prices decreased. As of 10:11 Moscow time for one dollar at the exchange gave 76,30 RUB.
The Euro also rose in price: the auction on Monday closed at 83,062 rubles, and as of 10:14 one Euro on the Moscow exchange was worth 84,041. At the maximum quotations of the European currency rose to the level of 84,56 RUB.