The year of the ruble: the Russian currency has won a number of positions

Год рубля: российская валюта отвоевала ряд позиций

In 2016, the ruble strengthened against the dollar by 20%.

The ruble at the end of 2016 increased by 20.1% against the dollar and by 24.7% against the Euro. Talking about it data of the Moscow exchange, reports Prime.

The dollar ended the last trading day on the exchange at around 61,27 ruble, Euro – ruble 64,52, whereas at the end of 2015 courses was of 73.59 rubles and ruble 80.43 respectively.

A record high, the dollar reached on January 21, rising almost to 86 rubles, the Euro then price rose to 93.7 per ruble. These days the depreciation of the ruble compared to the closing last year was about 14% against the dollar and the Euro.

Minimum levels for 2016 was achieved the main reserve currency in December 60,1075 rubles per dollar and 62,46 of ruble per Euro.

Recall that the exchange rate began to experience severe pressure in early 2015, after the introduction of sectoral sanctions against Russia, associated with the collapse of the Malaysian Boeing in the Donbass.

In Ukraine, the hryvnia last month’s fall in the exchange offices sell the dollar already for 28 UAH.