The Euro on the Moscow stock exchange exceeded 68 RUB for the first time since Dec 2016

The Euro on the Moscow stock exchange exceeded 68 RUB for the first time since Dec 2016


MOSCOW, June 29. /TASS/. The Euro against the ruble on the Moscow stock exchange rose by 0.91% and reached 68,005 ruble, surpassing the mark of 68 rubles for the first time since December 8, 2016.

The dollar strengthened 0.5% to 59.5 rubles, according to the auction.

The currency strengthened despite the rise in oil prices. Thus, the cost of the futures on Brent crude for delivery in August 2017 on the ICE exchange in London rose as of 19:55 GMT by 0.25% – up to $47,66 per barrel.

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