RTS Index up 0.87% as main trading session opens on Tuesday to 1,579 points

TASS Russian News Agency | Jan 11, 2022 at 9:20 AM

MOSCOW, January 11. /TASS/. The dollar-denominated RTS Index gained 0.87% to 1,579 points as Tuesday trading opened, while the ruble-denominated MOEX Index added 0.69% to 3,764.56 points at the beginning of the main trading session, according to the trading data as of 10:00 am Moscow time.

As of 10:16 am, the RTS Index was up by 1.17% at 1,583.56 points, while the MOEX Index was up by 0.72% at 3,765.63 points.

The price of futures contracts of Brent crude oil for March delivery was up by 0.49% at $81.27 per barrel on London's ICE, while the price of WTI crude oil futures was up by 0.65% trading at $78.74 per barrel.