Baku. 20 January. REPORT.AZ/ Dollar exchange rate on the Moscow Stock Exchange exceeded 80 rubles, thus renewing historical high in December 2014. Report informs, as of 15:30 Baku time the rate was 80.764 RUB / USD.
Russian currency weakened amid falling oil prices. On January 18, OPEC basket price dropped to the lowest in 13 years - 24.74 dollars per barrel.
Analytical Group of Report believes that in the case of continued decline in oil prices the dollar in Russia may reach the level of 90 RUB / USD, and the euro to - 100 RUB / EUR.