The ruble floated

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Photo: Valeriy Melnikov / RIA Novosti

Amid falling oil prices the ruble against the dollar and the Euro during trading on November 9 visibly shaken, according to data from the Moscow exchange.

At the time of publication the exchange rate of the dollar against the Russian currency was 67,43 of the ruble, the highest level since 11 October, the Euro — 76,54 of the ruble.

The weakening of the ruble occurred against the backdrop of news that the price of Brent crude oil fell below $ 70 per barrel. WTI is also cheaper — the cost of a barrel at auction fell below $ 60.

In addition, according to experts, the pressure on the Russian currency have expectations of the announcement of the new anti-Russian sanctions from the United States, reports “Interfax”.

Earlier in November, chief economist and Deputy head of Vnesheconombank Andrei Klepach said that the ruble in 2019 may be very weak under the influence of current and expected anti-Russian sanctions.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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