MOEX index rises by 0.7%, RTS – by 0.8%

TASS Russian News Agency | Jul 2, 2020 at 9:27 AM

MOSCOW, July 2. /TASS/. The MOEX index added 0.7% and reached 2,762.56 points, the RTS index grew by 0.8% to 1,222.73 points.

As of 10:20 Moscow time, the MOEX index grew by 0.9% to 2,766.52 points, the RTS - by 2% to 1,236.73 points.

The indices are growing following oil prices. The price of the September futures contract for Brent crude on London's ICE rose by 0.8% to $42.35 per barrel. WTI crude oil was trading at $40.17 per barrel (+0.6%).