The Euro has exceeded 72 rubles for the first time from September 2016

MOSCOW, August 2. /TASS/. The Euro against the ruble on the Moscow stock exchange rose by 1.04% and reached RUB 72,007, surpassing the mark of 72 RUB for the first time since 26 September 2016.

The dollar, in turn, strengthened by 0.33% – to RUB 60,55, according to the auction.

The Russian currency is decreasing against the background of moderately falling oil prices. Thus, the cost of the futures on Brent crude oil with delivery in October 2017 on the ICE exchange in London fell as of 11:42 GMT by 0.1% to $51,75 per barrel.