Russian Ruble

The Russian Ruble increased to 35.55 in April from 35.07 in March of 2014. Russian Ruble averaged 24.07 from 1993 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 36.66 in March of 2014 and a record low of 0.98 in August of 1993. The USDRUB spot exchange rate specifies how much one currency, the USD, is currently worth in terms of the other, the RUB. While the USDRUB spot exchange rate is quoted and exchanged in the same day, the USDRUB forward rate is quoted today but for delivery and payment on a specific future date. This page provides - Russian Ruble - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
35.55 35.07 36.66 0.98 35.52 | 2014/05 1993 - 2014 Daily

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Markets Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Stock Market 1329.67 2014-04-17 1369.29 1969.91 18.53 1388.82 2014-05-31 Index points [+]
Currency 35.55 2014-04-18 35.07 36.66 0.98 35.52 2014-05-31 [+]
Government Bond 10Y 9.12 2014-04-17 8.93 16.33 6.26 8.82 2014-05-31 Percent [+]
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Currency | Notes
An exchange rate is the current market price for which one currency can be exchanged for another. For instance, if the Euro exchange rate for the United States Dollar stands at 1.3, this means that 1 euro can be exchanged for 1.3 U.S. dollars. Because exchange rates play such an important role in a country's competiveness level, currency exchange rates are among the most analysed and forecasted indicators in the world. The exchange rate is determined by the level of supply and demand on the international markets. However, changes in foreign exchange market rates are often difficult to understand and to predict because the market is very large and volatile. In fact, the currency markets are the most liquid in the world with a daily turnover of close to $2 trillion, which compares to $500 billion for the US government bond market and $70 billion on the New York Stock Exchange.


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