The exchange rate of the euro on the Moscow Stock Exchange fell 1.03 rubles. Compared with the closing level of the previous auction – up to 74.93 rubles. According to auction data.
The previous time under 75 rubles. the euro fell on 2 November this year.
The euro broke the mark of 75 rubles. in April 2018 amid sanctions imposed by the United States. Since then, the value of the euro and the dollar in the Moscow Stock Exchange varies considerably.
Last Tuesday, November 13, the cost of a Brent oil barrel on the London Stock Exchange fell below $ 67 a barrel and triggered a rise in the euro and the dollar against the ruble, but already on November 14 the oil price rose to more than 66 dollars the Brent barrel.
Commenting on the fall in oil prices, the Russian president noted that the cost of a Brent barrel at about $ 70 a barrel would be "optimal" and also reminded that the current Russian budget was estimated at $ 40 per barrel.