MOEX index falls 0.15%, RTS index edges down 0.01% as Monday trading kicks off

TASS Russian News Agency | Oct 26, 2020 at 8:24 AM

MOSCOW, October 26. /TASS/. The Russian stock indices started trading with a decline on Monday. As of 10:00 Moscow time, the MOEX index fell by 0.15% and reached 2,812.48 points, while the RTS index edged down by 0.01%, to 1163.89 points.

By 10:12 Moscow time, the MOEX index added 0.01% and amounted to 2,816.85 points, the RTS index lost 0.03 and was 1,160.51 points.

The cost of a December Brent oil futures contract on the London ICE Exchange fell by 2.49% to $ 40.73 per barrel, the price of WTI crude oil decreased by 2.69% to $38.78 per barrel.