12 Jan 2011 20:37

Ruble up 7.1% against major currencies in 2010 - Central Bank

MOSCOW. Jan 12 (Interfax) - The ruble strengthened approximately 7.1% in real terms against the currencies of Russia's major trading partners during 2010, the Central Bank said on its website.

The ruble strengthened 4.2% against the US dollar and 15.0% against the euro.

The ruble grew an estimated 3.7% against the major currencies in December, including 1.4% against the dolalr and 5.1% against the euro.

The ruble fell 3.9% against the currencies in 2009, losing 0.4% agaimnst the dollar and 6.5% against the euro.