Russian stocks close in the green on Thursday

TASS Russian News Agency | Jul 1, 2021 at 6:46 PM

MOSCOW, July 1. /TASS/. Russian stocks ended the trading day in the green on Wednesday following the oil prices as the MOEX Russia Index added 0.43% to 3,858.32 points, while the dollar-denominated RTS index edged up by 0.17% to 1,656.61 points.

The dollar exchange rate was up by 0.24% against the ruble at 73.38 rubles as of 7:00 pm Moscow time, while the euro exchange rate increased by 0.24% to 86.99 rubles.

The oil prices dynamics was one of the key factors for the Russian market on Thursday as the price of futures contracts of Brent crude oil went up by 1.33% to $75.56 per barrel.