The leu fell to the weakest level since March 23 when it was traded for 4.2946 lei.

The central bank posted an exchange rate of 4.2897 lei per euro yesterday.

The national currency traded between 4.2960 lei against euro at the opening and then fell to 4.30. The exchange rate soon fell to 4.2890 lei per euro and at 1:15 p.m. banks were buying a euro with 4.29 lei and selling it for 4.2950 lei.

In the region, the zloty climbed from 4.2261 to 4.1944 per euro and the forint soared from 269.09 to 267.06 versus Europe's single currency.

For the U.S. dollar, NBR’s exchange rate dropped 0.68 percent to 2.8812 lei per dollar, from 2.9008 in the previous session.