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MOSCOW, January 20. /TASS/. The dollar rose 2.7 rubles on the Moscow Exchange on Wednesday and is over 82 rubles, breaking the record set earlier on December 16, 2014 (80.1 rubles).
The dollar rate was higher only prior to ruble denomination in 1998.
The euro is up 4.28 rubles on the Moscow Exchange on Wednesday and is over 90 rubles, the Moscow Exchange said.
The euro rate was higher only in mid-December 2014.
The ruble weakens following oil prices that start declining again. Brent oil futures with supply in March 2016 fell 2.99% on Wednesday to $27.9 a barrel on the London’s ICE. Brent oil prices were above $30 on Tuesday.