The price of Brent crude oil exceeded $76 for the first time since November 27, 2014

TASS, 7 may. The cost of the futures on Brent crude oil with delivery in July 2018 in the course of trading on the ICE exchange in London grew by 1.4%, to $76,15 per barrel, according to data exchange.

In recent times the price of this oil was above $76 per barrel on 27 November 2014.

On this background the Russian currency slowed the decline. So, the dollar was as of 18:45 GMT 62,72 ruble (an increase to the previous close on 22 kopecks), and the Euro exchange rate fell by 5 kopecks, to 74.74 ruble.