Ruble slightly weakens against dollar, euro amid Central Bank’s key rate hike

TASS Russian News Agency | Sep 10, 2021 at 2:04 PM

MOSCOW, September 10. /TASS/. The ruble slipped by 0.21% against the dollar amid the Central Bank's key rate hike, trading at 72.83 rubles per dollar, according to the trading data as of 1:42 pm Moscow time.

Against the euro the Russian currency lost 0.18% to 86.15 rubles per euro.

As of 2:17 pm, the ruble was down by 0.29% against the dollar, trading at 72.77 rubles per dollar, and down by 0.24% against the euro at 86.09 rubles per euro.

The price of futures contracts of Brent crude oil for November 2021 delivery is up by 1.81% at $72.74 per barrel on the London ICE exchange, while the price of WTI crude oil futures is up by 1.75% trading at $69.33 per barrel.