The daily price increase was 2.49%.
At the same time, Texas WTI crude for February delivery is traded on ICE for $ 53.63 per barrel. During the day, the price of this brand rose by 2.64%.
Russian Urals, the price of which is calculated on the basis of the Brent price, rose to the highest level since January 8 last year. Over the past three months, Russian raw materials have risen in price by more than 40%. Since the beginning of the year, the price has increased by about 10%
Recall that at the end of 2020, the head of Sberbank, German Gref, said that if in 2021 the price of oil rises above $ 50 per barrel, then Russia's GDP will grow by 2-3%.