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MOSCOW, February 26. /TASS/. The euro fell by 1.1 rubles to 81.95 rubles in the course of trading session on the Moscow Exchange on Friday, falling below 82 rubles for the first time since February 1.
The dollar fell by 81 kopecks to 74.57 rubles.
The price of Brent futures contract for April delivery on London’s ICE rose by 4% to $36.7 per barrel.
According to Ivan Kopeikin, analyst at BCS Express, supportive policies by leading Central Banks remains an additional positive factor for risky currencies and, in particular, the ruble, while the Russian Central Bank conducts a moderately tough policy.
"In turn, it is worth noting that tax period in the country is gradually coming to an end and will no longer support the Russian currency in the near future," the expert said.