The RTS index surpassed 1,000 points for the first time since 20 June

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya in fotobanka the Moscow exchange. Archival photoThe RTS index surpassed 1,000 points for the first time since 20 June© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya the image Bank

Dollar-denominated RTS index at the opening of trading on Monday rose above the psychologically important mark of 1000 points for the first time since June 20, the ruble-denominated MICEX index headed towards 1900 points amid rising oil prices.

The MICEX index at 10.05 GMT on Monday grew by 0.6% to 1878,67 points, RTS – on 1,15%, to 1000,34 points, according to data from the Moscow exchange.

September futures for Brent oil rose in price on 1,03% — to 46,22 dollars per barrel.

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