Dollar down 0.2% to 72.5 rubles, euro down 0.1% to 79.21 rubles

TASS Russian News Agency | May 19, 2020 at 7:24 AM

MOSCOW, May 19. /TASS/. The dollar fell by 0.2% to 72.5 rubles on the Moscow Exchange, the euro fell by 0.1% to 79.21 rubles early on Tuesday.

As of 10:15 Moscow time, the dollar was trading at 72.38 rubles (-0.4%), and the euro - at 79.18 rubles (-0.2%).

The Russian ruble rose in price amid rising oil prices. The price of futures contract for Brent crude oil with July delivery on London's ICE rose by 1.4% to $35.29 per barrel. In turn, WTI crude oil reached $32.15 per barrel (+1.6%).