The ruble has accelerated the decline after sanctions

the ruble is declining rapidly in the first hour of trading on the Moscow exchange. The dollar rose by 50 cents to 70.5 rubles, Euro – by 40 kopecks to 79.1 ruble compared to the close of trading on Monday, according to data from the Moscow exchange by 11:00 GMT.

the day — in comparison with the beginning of trading on Monday the dollar, as Euro, has risen by 70 cents. On Monday evening, the EU extended sanctions against Russia, and the United States imposed new restrictions on the supply of technologies and equipment to Russia.

the US is preparing new sanctions against the project “Nord stream-2”, which can include in the defense budget.

the Index of Masuri, the ruble value of Russian shares, decreased by 0.1%, the RTS index, the dollar value of shares rose by 0.6%.

oil Prices rose for the day. If on Monday morning, according to 11:00 Moscow time the European benchmark Brent was worth about 40.2 per dollar, us crude fell by 37.8 per dollar per barrel, according to trading in London on Tuesday by 11:00 MSK, a barrel European oil 41.33 dollar, and for the American – 39.3 per dollar.