MICEX, RTS indexes rising as trading day ended

TASS Russian News Agency | Nov 20, 2020 at 6:37 PM

MOSCOW, November 20. /TASS/. Russian market indexes ended the trading session on Friday in the green. The MOEX Russia Index grew by 0.15% to 3,051.04 points by the close of business on the Moscow Exchange. The RTS index rose 0.3% to 1,262.69 points.

The dollar rose by 0.1% against the ruble to 76.13 rubles. The euro dropped by 0.07% to 90.27 rubles.

Brent oil futures prices lost 0.18% to $44.5 a barrel on the London-based ICE today.

Moderate market volatility is expected to remain on Monday Alexander Bakhtin from BCS Investment World comments. Chances are higher that Russian stocks will see the rise in prices early next week, considering that the situation on international markets is improving, Alexander Osin from Freedom Finance says.

The forecast range of BCS Investment World for the MOEX Russia Index is 2,990-3,090 points on Monday. Freedom Finance believes the expected closing range for the MOEX Russia Index on Monday will be 3,030-3,085 points.