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

 

USD to RUB mid-rate = 66.2702

Right now the USD/RUB market mid-rate is 66.2702 and represents ideally how many Russian Ruble you can get for one United States Dollar.

This USD/RUB Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Russian Ruble amounts at the market mid-rate:

USD / RUB mid-rate converter


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1 United States Dollar equals
66.2702 Russian Ruble

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United States Dollar

Russian Ruble

1 USD 66.27 RUB
5 USD 331.35 RUB
10 USD 662.70 RUB
20 USD 1,325.40 RUB
50 USD 3,313.51 RUB
100 USD 6,627.02 RUB
250 USD 16,567.55 RUB
500 USD 33,135.10 RUB
1,000 USD 66,270.20 RUB
2,000 USD 132,540.40 RUB
5,000 USD 331,351.00 RUB
10,000 USD 662,702.00 RUB
50,000 USD 3,313,510.00 RUB
100,000 USD 6,627,020.00 RUB
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United States Dollar

Russian Ruble

0.0151 USD 1 RUB
0.0755 USD 5 RUB
0.1509 USD 10 RUB
0.3018 USD 20 RUB
0.7545 USD 50 RUB
1.5090 USD 100 RUB
3.7725 USD 250 RUB
7.5450 USD 500 RUB
15.09 USD 1,000 RUB
30.18 USD 2,000 RUB
75.45 USD 5,000 RUB
150.90 USD 10,000 RUB
754.50 USD 50,000 RUB
1,509.00 USD 100,000 RUB
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United States Dollar to Russian Ruble (USD-RUB) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/RUB exchange rate over the last 10 years. The percentage change is the difference from the date shown to present. This lets you decide if the current rate is in your favour. You can also view our various charts of USD versus other currencies : USD historical charts.

DateExchange RatePeriodChange
17 Feb 201966.2873Latest
10 Feb 201965.44661 Week+1.28%
18 Jan 201966.17311 Month+0.17%
21 Aug 201867.30536 Months-1.51%
17 Feb 201856.40991 Year+17.51%
17 Feb 201758.37152 Years+13.56%
18 Feb 201435.40105 Years+87.25%
19 Feb 200935.861710 Years+84.84%

Why can't I just get the USD/RUB market rate I see on Google or in the Media?

The USD/RUB mid-rate is the rate you will see Quoted on Google or the News, nobody except the largest banks and businesses can get exchange rates close to this mid-rate. It is actually just the theoretical half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the USD / RUB was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

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.

The closer your final exchange rate is to the market USD/RUB midrate the better deal you are getting.

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

The three things you need in order to get a good USD to RUB exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/RUB market mid-rate. The closer your final exchange rate is to this real market rate the better deal you are getting. You should also judge how the current rate compares to the historic rate over the past 10 years.
  2. Compare your Bank's transaction costs to several licensed FX providers, remember to compare the exchange rate margins as well as the various types of fees. We make that easy to do with our calculators for Foreign Transfers and Travel Money transactions.
  3. Review up-to-date Currency News and Forecasts for both the and currencies, if available.

Currency news and forecasts for United States Dollar and Russian Ruble

Whenever you are researching a particular exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies as the value of a currency must always be quoted relative to a second currency.

So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the USD vs RUB, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Russian Ruble news and forecasts.

United States Dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

26-January-19: 2018 was a reasonable year for the dollar. Measured by the US Dollar Index, the greenback appreciated by 4 percent, which was much better than 2017’s 10 percent loss. It was, though, something of a stuttering end to 2018 and the dollar has had mixed fortunes in early 2019.

In December, after lifting US interest rates to 2.25-2.5 percent, the Fed lowered its expectations for future hikes due to so-called “cross currents” (China, Brexit, trade wars etc.). Skepticism among analysts over future Fed hikes has for some time been the main reason for dollar pessimism for 2019, but now, there is also the prospect of a US economic slowdown to contend with.

“A slowdown in the economy is likely to weigh on USD particularly in the second half of this year,” a CIBC researcher said in January.

Of the same opinion was an expert at ING, who argued that the dollar is soon to “embark on a gradual long-term bearish trend.”

January’s extended US government shutdown also has dollar-negative ramifications. Not only is the shutdown likely to hit first-quarter GDP growth, disagreements within Congress bode poorly for the future of potentially inflationary fiscal spending.

Russian Ruble (RUB) - Market news and forecasts

31-December-18: 2018 was a year of steady depreciation for the ruble. As the end of December approached, markets quoted 69.35 rubles to the dollar and 79.5 rubles to the euro, marking respective depreciation of 17 percent and 12 percent on the year.

Analysts said that ruble weakness in 2018 had been driven by central bank buying of foreign currencies for the purposes of bolstering Russia’s FX reserves – an act that necessitates selling large amounts of rubles, which weighs on valuations. Equally, US sanctions on Russia played a part, as did a mid-year emerging market currency crisis and an end-of-year slump in the price of Russia’s largest export, oil. Crude products lost 40 percent of their value between early October and year-end.

In December, Goldman Sachs predicted a strong energy market rebound in 2019. If realised, this would underpin the ruble.

TradingEconomics.com were predicting a slightly stronger ruble in 2019; its 2019 year-end forecast for USD/RUB was 68.0.

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