MOEX index up 0.41%, RTS index down 0.27% as Thursday trading opens

TASS Russian News Agency | Oct 29, 2020 at 8:38 AM

MOSCOW, October 29. /TASS/. The Russian stock indices showed mixed dynamics at the opening of trading on the Moscow Exchange on Thursday.

As of 10:00 Moscow time, the MOEX index grew by 0.41% and reached 2,704.5 points, while the RTS index fell by 0.27%, to 1,075.4 points.

By 10:24 Moscow time, the MOEX index added 0.63% and amounted to 2,710.41 points. The RTS index added 0.66% and was at 1,085.39 points.

The cost of a January futures contract for Brent crude on the ICE Exchange in London is down by 0.43% to $39.47 per barrel. The price of WTI crude drops by 0.34% to $37.59 per barrel.