Ruble strengthens on higher oil
MOSCOW. Aug 24 (Interfax) - The dollar fell 15 kopecks to 31.46-31.5 rubles/$1 in the first few minutes of trading on the MICEX exchange.
This is 40 kopecks below today's official rate.
The euro fell 25 kopecks to 45.1 rubles/EUR1, which is 35 kopecks below the official rate.
The dual currency basket ($0.55 and EUR 0.45) fell 20-25 kopecks to 37.6 rubles.
The ruble is strengthening on the back of higher oil prices.