Russian stock indices MOEX, RTS up 1.02-1.25% by end of trading on Friday

TASS Russian News Agency | Dec 6, 2019 at 4:22 PM

MOSCOW, December 6. /TASS/. Russian stock indices showed an upward trend by the end of trading on Moscow Exchange on Friday.

The MOEX index rose 1.02% to 2,928.76 points, the RTS index rose 1.25% to 1,448.34 points, according to the trading data.

As of 6:57 pm Moscow time, the dollar-to-ruble rate on the Moscow Exchange decreased by 0.02% to 63.713 rubles, the euro rate fell by 0.59% to 70.345 rubles.

The cost of a futures contract for Brent crude oil with settlement in February 2020 on the ICE Exchange in London increased by 1.07% to $63.95 per barrel.