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Russian Ruble Weakens on Opening

Boards showing currency exchange rates are seen in Moscow.

The Russian ruble weakened on market opening in Moscow on Wednesday, tracking down lower oil prices.

At 0704 GMT the ruble was 1.6 percent weaker against the dollar at 66.30 and 1.5 percent weaker against the euro at 78.20.

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