MOEX Index down 0.05%, RTS Index up 0.13% as trading on Moscow Exchange opens

TASS Russian News Agency | Feb 19, 2021 at 9:02 AM

MOSCOW, February 19. /TASS/. The Russian stock indices showed mixed dynamics by the opening of trading on the Moscow Exchange on Friday.

As of 10:00 Moscow time, the MOEX index fell by 0.05% to 3,398.40 points, while the RTS index went up by 0.13% to 1,448.6 points.

By 10:35 Moscow time, the MOEX index reached 3,392.94 points (-0.21%), the RTS index was at 1,444.74 points (- 0.14%).

The cost of an April futures contract for Brent crude on the ICE Exchange in London decreased by 1.06% - to $ 63.25 per barrel. The price WTI crude oil declined by 1.4% to $59.67 per barrel.