The ruble strengthened against the background of rise in price of oil

Oil prices reached the maximum for five months.

The ruble has appreciated significantly against the background of rising oil prices on Wednesday. In the course of trading on the Moscow stock exchange the dollar exchange rate fell to the level of 64,98 rubles.

To 11.47, the dollar has risen in price to 65.22 rubles. Thus during the day the U.S. currency fell more than the ruble.

The official dollar rate for April 27 – 66,46 ruble, Euro – of 74.90.

A barrel of Brent crude oil is trading at 46,78 dollars for the first time in five months.