11 октября 2018, 20:12
Russia stocks lower at close of trade; MOEX Russia down 2.12%
Russia stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Moscow, the lost 2.12%.
The best performers of the session on the were Polymetal International PLC (MCX:), which rose 4.99% or 26.60 points to trade at 560.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Polyus OAO (MCX:) added 2.73% or 112.0 points to end at 4222.0 and MegaFon OAO (MCX:) was up 1.81% or 10.50 points to 590.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Tatneft-3 (MCX:), which fell 5.52% or 45.50 points to trade at 778.30 at the close. NLMK ao (MCX:) declined 5.24% or 9.24 points to end at 167.10 and NMTP (MCX:) was down 3.81% or 0.2500 points to 6.3050.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Moscow Stock Exchange by 169 to 50 and 18 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of MOEX Russia options, was down 6.64% to 28.680.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 2.43% or 29.00 to $1222.40 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 2.20% or 1.61 to hit $71.56 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 2.35% or 1.95 to trade at $81.14 a barrel.
USD/RUB was down 1.24% to 66.0635, while EUR/RUB fell 0.74% to 76.4830.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.37% at 94.87.