As of 10:12 am, the dollar exchange rate was trading at 75.21 rubles (-0.08%), while the euro moved to the green territory trading at 89.37 rubles (+0.1%).
The MOEX index added 0.27% and reached the level of 2,936.42 points, the RTS index rose by 0.06% to 1,229.16 points.
Smaller companies are inherently riskier as they tend to depend more on one key line of products or services, have a narrower geographic reach and perhaps rely more heavily on one or two important executives.
SINGAPORE shares rose on Tuesday.
Australian shares traded largely flat on Tuesday as caution ahead of the release of minutes from the central bank’s September policy meeting offset hopes of more easing in coronavirus curbs in the state of Victoria.
European stock markets are seen opening mixed Tuesday.
India stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Healthcare, Banking and Power sectors led shares higher.
South Korean shares on Tuesday ended at their highest in more than two years, tracking broader Asian peers on Covid-19 vaccine hopes and upbeat Chinese data.
Australian shares ended nearly flat on Tuesday, weighed by banking stocks as minutes from the central bank’s recent policy meeting did not provide a clearer direction on further policy measures.
LOCAL market sentiment was somewhat more positive on Tuesday, after US stocks had a firm overnight close.