“The ruble exchange rate, which has significantly dropped today, remains inside the limits set by the Central Bank,” Siluanov said. “It’s wrong to talk about instability, risks and a worsening outlook.”
The ruble lost 2.2 percent to 33.48 per dollar by the close in Moscow, extending its monthly drop to 12 percent, the most of 25 emerging-market currencies tracked by Bloomberg and sharpest drop since January 2009.
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