The gas price in Europe gained 5.3% as Tuesday trading opened to over $1,400 per 1,000 cubic meters for the first time since early October.
Russian stocks moved into the red as the main trading session opened on Tuesday.
The dollar exchange rate remained unchanged on the Moscow Exchange on Tuesday at 73.5 rubles.
Denmark stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Chemicals, Healthcare and Real Estate sectors led shares higher.
Russian exchange indexes ended the trading day in the red on Monday on the back of the next spiral of geopolitical tension.
The MOEX index fell to 3,695.26 points (-1.73%) on Monday.
At 10:25 Moscow time the price reached $1,354 per 1,000 cubic meters.
The total increase of the gas price in Europe since the closure of the trading on Friday amounts to 8%.
The Russian stock indices started trading with the growth on Monday.
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