Central Bank raises US dollar's rate, lowers euro's official exchange rate vs. Russian ruble

July 23, 2012 10:41 pm 

MOSCOW, July 23 — The Central Bank of the Russian Federation on Monday lowered the euro's official exchange rate, but raised the U.S. dollar's official exchange rate against the Russian ruble starting from Tuesday, July 24, the External and Public Relations Department of the Central Bank said in its regular report.

The official exchange rate of the euro against the Russian ruble was decreased by 0.66 kopecks to reach 39.1620 rubles for one euro, the report said.

The dollar's official exchange rate against the ruble was raised by 42.51 kopecks and stood at 32.3760 rubles for one dollar.

Proceeding from the CBR report, the dollar-euro basket, calculated under the official currency exchange rates fixed for Tuesday, July 24, went up by twenty three kopecks as compared to the indicator established by the Central Bank for Monday, July 23, and amounted to 35.43 rubles as of 13.00 Moscow time. (PNA/Itar-Tass) CTB/rsm


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