MOSCOW, August 23. /TASS/. The ruble rate against the dollar rose by 0.62% to 64.41 rubles per dollar and by 0.63% against the euro to 72.91 rubles per euro as the price of futures contract for Brent crude with the delivery in October exceeds $50 per barrel.
On Tuesday, the Brent crude price rose by 1.6% to $50.05 per barrel.
Having receive the support from oil price MICEX index gained 0.51% in the course of trading on the Moscow Stock Exchange, reaching a value of at 1989.2 points, the RTS index rose by 1.01% - up to 973.1 points.