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AUD to RUB - Rate Guide

Australian Dollar to Russian Ruble exchange rates aren't all the same.

The total cost you are charged by your bank or foreign exchange provider consists of a margin from the interbank mid-rate plus fees. These margins and fees vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money transactions as shown below.

 

AUD/RUB update & alerts

1 AUD = 43.73 RUB

At 43.73 AUD/RUB is trading below its 90 day average 44.17 with range 45.27 to 43.26. There are currently no alerts. Updated: 08:50-AEDT 22:50-BST 17:50-EDT
 

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AUD/RUB Exchange Rates and Providers Compared

This guide to the Australian Dollar to Russian Ruble exchange rate with 90-day chart & alerts, historic rates, forecasts and AUD to RUB comparison tables for foreign transfers and travel money rates and fees on offer by banks and foreign exchange providers. Calculate amounts and rate margins with the AUD/RUB Calculator.

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Australian Dollar

Russian Ruble

1 AUD 43.73 RUB
5 AUD 218.65 RUB
10 AUD 437.30 RUB
20 AUD 874.60 RUB
50 AUD 2,186.50 RUB
100 AUD 4,373.00 RUB
250 AUD 10,932.50 RUB
500 AUD 21,865.00 RUB
1,000 AUD 43,730.00 RUB
2,000 AUD 87,460.00 RUB
5,000 AUD 218,650.00 RUB
10,000 AUD 437,300.00 RUB
50,000 AUD 2,186,500.00 RUB
100,000 AUD 4,373,000.00 RUB
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Australian Dollar

Russian Ruble

0.0229 AUD 1 RUB
0.1143 AUD 5 RUB
0.2287 AUD 10 RUB
0.4573 AUD 20 RUB
1.1434 AUD 50 RUB
2.2867 AUD 100 RUB
5.7168 AUD 250 RUB
11.43 AUD 500 RUB
22.87 AUD 1,000 RUB
45.73 AUD 2,000 RUB
114.34 AUD 5,000 RUB
228.67 AUD 10,000 RUB
1,143.35 AUD 50,000 RUB
2,286.70 AUD 100,000 RUB
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AUD/RUB - Historical Trends

This table shows historic rates and trends of Australian Dollar to Russian Ruble over periods upto 10 years.

PeriodChange*AUD/RUBDate
7 Day+0.3%43.612311 Oct 2019
30 Day-0.2%43.836818 Sep 2019
3 Month-1.5%44.376320 Jul 2019
1 Year-6.4%46.701318 Oct 2018
5 Year+22.7%35.641819 Oct 2014
10 Year+61.7%27.044820 Oct 2009

*For period to 18-Oct 21UTC when AUD/RUB was 43.7317

You can use our AUD interactive charts to check AUDRUB historic trends.

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AUD and RUB in the Markets

When determining the best time to make a foreign exchange transaction, in this case the AUD vs RUB, you should pay attention to the recent market trends for both currencies.

Australian Dollar (AUD)

The RBA dropped interest rates 25 basis points to a record 0.75% on Oct 1 with the Aussie responding with a drop below US67 cents. Investors have sold AUD in recent months as they’ve bet on aggressive interest-rate cuts by the Reserve Bank of Australia. These bets paid off: the RBA cut its cash rate in both June and July to a record low of 1 percent.

Lower borrowing costs are necessary, investors believe, in light of persistently soft domestic data and the fallout from a US-China trade standoff that shows no sign of nearing an end.

AUD will continue to track changes in interest-rate expectations. Economists expect at least one further cut this year and many expect two by early 2020. After July's cut, the RBA hinted it would leave rates unchanged for several months.

Interestingly, AUD has decoupled from commodity prices in 2019. The price of iron ore (Australia’s largest export) nears multi-year highs while AUD languishes.

Further RBA interest rate cuts this year are now a certainty, and that doesn’t bode well for currency valuations. Westpac has predicted three cuts this year.

Read more in the article AUD Forecasts.

 

Russian Ruble (RUB)

The ruble has appreciated steadily against the US dollar (65.2), euro (73.05) and Australian dollar (45.6) in 2019. Against those three currencies, in early May, the ruble was worth 7 percent more, on average, than it was at the start of the year.

Recent strength makes a change from last year — a year of steady depreciation for the ruble (it lost 17 percent of its value against USD). US Sanctions played a part in last year’s weakness, as did a year-end collapse in the oil price and foreign currency buying by Russia’s central bank.

Among factors supporting the ruble this year has been a thriving energy market: oil is nearly 50 percent higher per barrel than rates at Christmas time.

In May, TradingEconomics.com was predicting a slightly weaker ruble in a year’s time, with USD/RUB forecast in May 2020 at 67.5 and AUD/RUB at 46.5.

Why can't I just get the AUD/RUB market rate I see online or in the media?

The mid-rate is the rate you will see quoted online or the news. It is actually just the half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the AUD / RUB was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

All foreign exchange providers charge a fee for providing their service and this fee is usually contained within the exchange rate margin (or difference to the mid-rate). Some providers such as Transferwise will quote you the mid-rate (or close to) and charge a separate percentage fee.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

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