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Rising oil prices boost Russian ruble, Canadian dollar

The Russian ruble and Canadian dollar rose against the U.S. dollar Wednesday as U.S.-traded crude oil traded above $45 a barrel. The ruble USDRUB, +0.5992% rose to 63.47 to the dollar, up 3% from 65.43 late Tuesday in New York, according to FactSet data. The Canadian dollar CADUSD, +0.1899% rose to 76.32 U.S. cents, up 1.4% from 75.33 cents Tuesday. West Texas Intermediate crude for December delivery rose $2.35, or 5.4%, to $45.55 a barrel.

original source: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/rising-oil-prices-boost-russian-ruble-canadian-dollar-2015-10-28

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