8 Sep 2010 18:08

Ruble strengthens 9.1% against major currencies in 8 mths

MOSCOW. Sept 8 (Interfax) - The ruble strengthened approximately 9.1% in real terms against the currencies of Russia's major trading partners during January-August 2010, the Central Bank said on its website.

The ruble strengthened 3.0% against the US dollar and 16.5% against the euro.

In August alone, the ruble grew 0.3% against the major currencies, rising 1.7% against the dollar and 0.3% against the euro.