The price of Brent crude oil reached $78 for the first time since November 26, 2014

MOSCOW, may 10. /TASS/. 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%, to $78 per barrel, according to the auction.

In recent times the price of this brand of oil was $78 per barrel on 26 November 2014.

Amid rising oil prices the ruble strengthened against major currencies. 10:45 Moscow time the dollar exchange rate to ruble at the Moscow exchange reached RUB of 62.42 that at 1,28% below the closing level of the previous trading session, the Euro fell by 1.25% to 74,07 RUB.