Russian market indices ended the trading session on Tuesday with mixed dynamics.
The Bank of Russia sold 5.3 bln rubles ($71.3 mln) worth of foreign exchange on the domestic market with settlements on January 11 as part of preventive measures curbing volatility, the regulator reported on Tuesday.
The MOEX Russia Index hit a fresh all-time high exceeding 3,520 points during Tuesday trading as it went up by 1.1%.
The dollar fell by 0.27% to 74.46 rubles on the Moscow Exchange, the euro – by 0.4% to 90.44 rubles.
Russian stocks opened higher on Tuesday as the MOEX Index went up by 0.35% to 3,494.6 points, while the RTS Index gained 0.53% to 1,474.34 points.
Russian market indices ended the trading session on Monday retaining an upward trend.
The amount of foreign exchange sold with settlements on December 30 totaled 5.7 bln rubles ($76.42 mln).
The MOEX Russia Index hit a fresh all-time high exceeding 3,500 points during Monday trading as it went up by 1.46%.
Russian stocks opened higher on Monday as the MOEX Index went up by 0.02% to 3,455.67 points, while the RTS Index gained 0.09% to 1,467.85 points.
By 10:20 Moscow time, the dollar was at 74.38 rubles (+0.3%), the euro grew to 90.68 rubles (+0.09%).