Exchange rate of the Euro fell below 60 rubles.

Exchange rate of the Euro fell below 60 rubles.

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The Euro trades on the Moscow stock exchange fell below 60 rubles Earlier, the dollar has updated a minimum since the summer of 2015. The ruble strengthened against the background of rising world oil prices

The Euro on the Moscow exchange during trading on Thursday, March 30, fell below 60 rubles At the minimum, which was fixed around 18:30 GMT, the Euro fell to the level 59,98 RUB Is almost on the ruble below the level of the close of trading on Wednesday, March 29.

Below the level of 60 rubles to the Euro on the Moscow stock exchange fell for the first time in a month and a half. The last time it happened on 15 February 2017.

Parallel to the decline in the us currency. The dollar is around the same cost 55,90 RUB Earlier today the exchange rate of the dollar fell to the lowest level since July 2015, reaching 56,34 RUB.

Strengthening of ruble happens against the background of rising oil prices. The price of a barrel of Brent crude oil on Thursday in trading on the London stock exchange reached the maximum of $53,16 (plus 1,10%).

The oil continues to rise the third day in a row. The day before, March 29, a barrel of Brent on the stock exchange rose by more than 2%, which experts associated with the release of data on the growth of refining volumes in the United States. “In General in the near future will continue the upward trend of oil ($53-55 per barrel)”, — the analyst PSB Ekaterina Krylova.