MOEX index down 0.44%, RTS index drops 0.49% as trading opens on Thursday

TASS Russian News Agency | Nov 19, 2020 at 8:34 AM

MOSCOW, November 19. /TASS/. The Russian stock indices declined as trading on the Moscow Exchange kicked off on Thursday.

As of 10:15 Moscow time, the MOEX index fell by 0.69% to 3,059.55 points, and the RTS index dropped by 0.86% to 1,265.76 points, according to the trading data.

The cost of a January futures contract for Brent crude on the ICE Exchange in London rose by 0.14% to $44.4 per barrel. The price of WTI crude oil fell by 0.17% to $41.94 per barrel.