Russia’s MOEX up 0.86% as Monday trading opens, RTS gains 0.94%

TASS Russian News Agency | Jul 6, 2020 at 9:30 AM

MOSCOW, July 6. /TASS/. Russian stocks opened higher on Monday as the MOEX index edged up by 0.86% to 2,825.88 points, while the RTS index added 0.94% to 1,246.84 points, according to the trading data as of 10:00 am Moscow time.

As of 10:13 am, indexes extended gains as the MOEX index was up by 1.5% at 2,844.1 points, while the RTS index was up by 2.35% at 1,264.23 points.

The price of futures contracts of Brent crude oil for September 2020 delivery is up by 2.03% at $43.67 per barrel on London's ICE, while the price of futures contracts of WTI crude oil is up by 0.93% at $41.03 per barrel.