MOEX index down 0.14%, RTS index down 0.05% as trading on Moscow Exchange opens

TASS Russian News Agency | Jan 15, 2021 at 8:50 AM

MOSCOW, January 15. /TASS/. Russian stock indices declined as trading opened on the Moscow Exchange on Friday.

As of 10:00 am Moscow time, the MOEX index dropped by 0.14% and reached 3,486.02 points, and the RTS index edged down by 0.05%, to 1,499.87 points.

By 10:27 am Moscow time, the dynamics of stock indices was mixed. The MOEX index addd 0.03% and was at 3,491.81 points, the RTS index lost 0.3% and was at 1,496.08 points.

The cost of a March futures for Brent crude on the ICE Exchange in London fell by 1.29% to $55.69 per barrel. The price of WTI crude is at $ 53.1 per barrel, down by 0.98%.