Russian stocks down as main session begins on Thursday

TASS Russian News Agency | May 12, 2022 at 10:05 AM

MOSCOW, May 12. /TASS/. The Russian stock market declined at the beginning of the main session on Thursday as the MOEX Index was down by 0.69% at 2,370.25 points, while the dollar-denominated RTS Index was down by 1.03% at 1,111.86 points, according to trading data as of 10:17 am Moscow time.

As trading opened the MOEX was down by 0.2% at 2,382.33 points, while the RTS was down by 0.63% at 1,116.8 points.

The dollar exchange rate lost 27 kopecks compared with the previous closing to 66.93 rubles as Thursday trading opened on Moscow Exchange, while the euro exchange rate added 35.5 kopecks to 71 rubles.