An employee counts Russian rouble banknotes at a private shop in Krasnoyarsk, Russia December 26, 2014. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
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The Russian ruble hit a one-month low Friday as mounting tensions between Moscow and the West weighed on the currency.The ruble traded 0.5 percent weaker at 57.75 against the dollar as of 14:11 GMT, a level last seen on Feb. 14 .Russia is selling new 11-year Eurobonds as well as some of its already-issued notes maturing in 2047 . A new Eurobond issue will mature in 2029 at 4.625 percent while an existing bond issue will mature in 2047 at a range of 5.2 percent to 5.3 percent, a financial market source said.Russian stock indexes were mixed before the weekend.
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