Euro surpasses 74 rubles on Moscow Exchange first time since April 1

TASS Russian News Agency | Aug 15, 2019 at 10:49 AM

MOSCOW, August 15. /TASS/. The euro rose by 0.6% and reached 74.003 rubles on the Moscow Exchange on Thursday.

The last time the euro was above 74 rubles on April 1, 2019.

Meanwhile, the dollar rose by 0.53% to 66.37 rubles.

The dollar and the euro strengthen amid falling oil prices. Thus, the price of Brent futures contract with October delivery on London’s ICE fell by 2.23% to $58.18 per barrel.