Exchange rate of the Euro fell below 71 RUB for the first time since December

Exchange rate of the Euro updated at least since the beginning of December 2015. As the findings of formal trading on the Moscow exchange to 21:56 GMT, the Euro fell to the level of 70,92 RUB a Similar trend was observed in the pair rouble/dollar. The exchange rate of the American currency by 21:55 GMT showed a drop to RUB 64,1725

Last time exchange rate of European currency has broken down the mark of 71 rubles from 2 December last year, falling to 70,453 RUB the last time the dollar was falling to a level of 23 June.

As of 22:11 MSK the Euro is back to around 71,02 RUB, the dollar returned to 64,235 RUB.

The strengthening of the ruble occurred against the background of rising prices for Brent crude by more than 3%.