US dollar and the Euro rising on the Moscow exchange on Monday evening, the Euro at the moment over 75 RUB. for the first time since August 3, 2016, the dollar traded above $ 60 RUB. for the first time since November 16, 2017.
The dollar at 15:56 Moscow time was 60.28 RUB, adding 2.1 ruble to the previous closing day. The Euro was trading at RUB 74,25 – plus 2.87 ruble to the previous closing. A minute earlier, at 17:55 Moscow time the Euro single reached 75,33 RUB for the first time since June 6, 2016.
According to experts of “Interfax-CEA”, the marked decline of the ruble against the Euro and the dollar Friday due to sanctions against Russia by the US and aggravated the situation around Syria.
In this one-time rise in the Euro by more than 1 ruble to the level of 75 rubles, and could occur as a result of large single orders or mistakes of the trader.
On Friday, the U.S. Treasury announced sanctions against seven Russian businessmen, 12 companies, 17 government officials of the Russian Federation, and also against one of the companies of the Russian Federation on the arms trade and associated Bank. It was noted that these sanctions are imposed according to the results released in January 2018, “the Kremlin report.”
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