The russian ruble updated it’s minimum today as it continues to fall as well as oil prices, reports Joinfo.com with reference to Reuters.
“The weakening of the ruble against along with the “black gold”continues to update a new low. The benchmark may soon become the mark of 70 rubles to the dollar, “- suggest the experts of the Nordea bank.
The dollar traded at the price of 67.41 rubles already for the first time since 12 February, the euro reached a value of 75.09 rubles for the first time since 13 February .
By 12.12 Moscow time the dollar on the Moscow Stock Exchange reached 67.36 ruble mark, 1.1 percent above the previous closure.
The euro/ruble at this time was estimated at 75.05, 1.3 percent above the previous closure.
At the same time, oil fell today at the level of $ 46.35 per barrel for the first time since January 14, and the American variety WTI prices reached $ 40.23 per barrel, which is a new low since March 2009.