Russia stocks higher at close of trade; MOEX Russia up 0.33%

Russia stocks higher at close of trade; MOEX Russia up 0.33%

Russia stocks higher at close of trade; MOEX Russia up 0.33%
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Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 17:00

Investing.com – Russia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Mining, Telecoms and Oil&Gas sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Moscow, the MOEX Russia rose 0.33% to hit a new all time high.

The best performers of the session on the MOEX Russia were United Company Rusal Plc (MCX:RUAL), which rose 5.13% or 1.240 points to trade at 25.390 at the close. Meanwhile, Inter rao ees (MCX:IRAO) added 4.30% or 0.1760 points to end at 4.2650 and SG mechel (MCX:MTLR) was up 3.53% or 2.26 points to 66.34 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Sberbank Rossii OAO Pref (MCX:SBER_p), which fell 6.08% or 13.39 points to trade at 206.71 at the close. Sberbank Rossii PAO (MCX:SBER) declined 5.27% or 13.11 points to end at 235.89 and Safmar Finansovye Investitsii PAO (MCX:SFIN) was down 1.76% or 8.8 points to 491.0.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Moscow Stock Exchange by 129 to 99 and 14 ended unchanged.

The Russian VIX, which measures the implied volatility of MOEX Russia options, was down 0.44% to 22.420.

Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.25% or 3.35 to $1332.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.04% or 0.02 to hit $53.24 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 0.27% or 0.17 to trade at $62.12 a barrel.

USD/RUB was down 0.36% to 64.5494, while EUR/RUB fell 0.21% to 73.1324.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.06% at 96.650.

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