For one dollar in exchange Simferopol asked 77 rubles for one euro – 94 rubles for 1 UAH – 0.29 rubles.
Against the background of the devaluation of the Russian ruble in the annexed Crimea started a real currency excitement. Exchange rates change almost every 5-10 minutes. People in panic rushed to buy all that is in exchange points.
“Take all and the dollar, the euro, and even the hryvnia ask. Buying up on any course because it is growing and people want to have time to buy a lower “- told valyutnyky, while noting that while in the Crimea no shortage of foreign currency.
At 15:00 local time, for one dollar in exchange Simferopol asked 77 rubles for one euro – 94 rubles for 1 UAH – 0.29 rubles.
Exchange rate directly affects the price tags in the Crimean stores, where sales does not have time to change the price of goods.
Recall at 15.16 GMT the euro at auction Moscow Stock Exchange was 100 rubles . However, at 15.25 Moscow time the euro fell to 97 rubles, the dollar retreated from a maximum of 2 rubles to 78 rubles on the Moscow stock exchange trades.
Eve – December 15 – Russian ruble has lost more than 10% of the cost and was the weakest currency in the world . The ruble to the currency basket in this day experienced the strongest fall since the time of default 1998.
As you know, the Russian ruble has for a long time rapidly devalued because of the strong decline in oil prices and sanctions of the West towards Russia due to its aggression against Ukraine, including the occupation of the Crimea.
After OPEC decision not to cut production, oil depreciates rapidly . Accordingly, a continuing collapse of the ruble.