Moscow. June 8. The dollar on Wednesday afternoon fell below 64 rubles on the Moscow exchange, updating at least since the beginning of November 2015, approximately seven months, on the backdrop of rise in global prices of Brent oil above $52 per barrel.
Dollar first, about 14:08 Moscow time has reached a level of 64.0 rubles., and minutes later was lower in the district 63,93 rubles, having lost in this moment 69 kopecks to the previous close. While the Euro retreated 53 cents, to RUB 72,82
The dollar and the Euro reduced the fifth auction in a row, the dollar in that time has lost 3.2 rubles, or 4.8%, Euro – 2,25 rubles, or about three percent.
The growth of the ruble contributes to the rise in prices of oil, explain the experts “Interfax-TSEA”. Quotation of the August futures for Brent crude on the London ICE Futures exchange to 14:10 Moscow time increased by more than a percent to $being 52.12 per barrel.