The MICEX index during the year increased by almost 27%

The MICEX index during the year increased by almost 27%© RIA Novosti. Sergey Mamontovaya the image Bank

Ruble-denominated MICEX index for the year 2016 has grown by almost 27%, the dollar-denominated RTS index — by about 52% on the back of ruble strengthening and growth of oil, are particularly active in the last months of the year, according to data from the Moscow exchange.

During the year, the ruble has appreciated against the dollar by about 20.5%, the Euro by almost 25%.

Oil quotations of mark Brent for the same period rose by more than 50%, follows from data of the auction.

On Friday to close last trading session of the year, the MICEX index rose 1.2% to 2232,72 points, the RTS index — on 0,71% — to 1152,33 points.

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