Russia’s MOEX Index down 0.1% as Wednesday trading opens, RTS loses 0.07%

TASS Russian News Agency | Feb 17, 2021 at 8:52 AM

MOSCOW, February 17. /TASS/. Russian stocks opened lower on Wednesday as the MOEX Index lost 0.1% to 3,491.81 points, while the RTS Index slipped by 0.07% to 1,493.48 points, according to the trading data as of 10:00 am Moscow time.

As of 10:35 am, the MOEX Index was trading at 3,493.88 points (-0.04%), while the RTS Index was down by 0.2% trading at 1,491.74 points.

The price of futures contracts of Brent crude oil for April 2021 delivery is up by 0.51% at $63.57 per barrel on London's ICE, while the price of futures contracts of WTI crude oil is up by 0.35% trading at $60.26 per barrel.