Euro rate comes to 40 RUR in Yekaterinburg

25 December 2008 (11:03)

Yekaterinburg dwellers willing to have their rubles exchanged for euros find themselves having to pay at least 40 RUR per euro at the moment; a number of local banks even sell the euro at 41 RUR apiece; these are: Uralfinprombank; Industrial and Trade Bank (PROMTORGBANK); Mega Bank; Bank Soyuz; Bank Vyatich; Baltiyskiy Bank.

The U.S. dollar now costs at least 28.75 RUR apiece, with Bank Vyatich selling this currency at 30 RUR apiece.

In the meantime, the official dollar and euro rates have been determined by the Bank of Russia t 28.3359 RUR and 39.6674 RUR, respectively.

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