Russia’s MOEX Index up 0.43% as Thursday trading opens, RTS gains 0.87%

TASS Russian News Agency | Feb 18, 2021 at 8:58 AM

MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russian stocks opened higher on Thursday as the MOEX Index added 0.43% to 3,451.69 points, while the RTS Index gained 0.87% to 1,475 points, according to the trading data as of 10:00 am Moscow time.

As of 10:35 am, the Russian stock market slowed down growth as the MOEX Index was trading at 3,438.87 points (+0.06%), while the RTS Index was trading at 1,467.86 points (+0.38%).

The price of futures contracts of Brent crude oil for April 2021 delivery is up by 0.78% at $64.84 per barrel on London's ICE, while the price of futures contracts of WTI crude oil is up by 0.7% trading at $61.6 per barrel.