MOEX index up 0.28%, RTS index up 0.6% as trading on Moscow Exchange opens

TASS Russian News Agency | Oct 8, 2020 at 9:27 AM

MOSCOW, October 8. /TASS/. Russian stock indices rose at the opening of trading on Moscow Exchange on Thursday.

As of 10:00 Moscow time, the MOEX index rose by 0.28 % to 2,850.65 points, the RTS index went up 0.6% to 1,150,83 points.

As of 10:14 Moscow time, the MOEX index added 0.39 % and was at 2,853.69 points, the RTS index climbed by 0.79% to 1,153,04 points.

The cost of a December futures contract for Brent crude is growing by 0.86% to $42.35per barrel at the ICE Exchange in London. The price of WTI blend added 0.74% and is now $39.6 per barrel.