Russia shares higher at close of trade; MICEX up 0.10%

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Russia shares higher at close of trade; MICEX up 0.10%
Credit: © Reuters. – Russia equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Mining , Telecoms and Manufacturing sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Moscow, the MICEX rose 0.10%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the MICEX were MosEnrg (MCX: MSNG ), which rose 5.14% or 0.1495 points to trade at 3.0555 at the close. Polyus Zoloto OAO (MCX: PLZL ) added 4.80% or 207.0 points to end at 4523.0 and Magnit (MCX: MGNT ) was up 2.47% or 247.0 points to 10247.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Yevroplan PAO (MCX: EPLN ), which lost 2.44% or 19.0 points to trade at 761.0 in late trade. Gruppa LSR PAO (MCX: LSRG ) declined 2.44% or 20.5 points to end at 820.0 and Trubnaya Metallurgicheskaya Kompaniya OAO (MCX: TRMK ) shed 1.36% or 0.95 points to 69.13.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 111 to 103 and 23 ended unchanged on the Moscow Stock Exchange.

The Russian VIX , which measures the implied volatility of MICEX options, was down 0.66% to 19.690.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.34% or 4.48 to $1319.78 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 1.35% or 0.63 to hit $45.94 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 0.23% or 0.12 to trade at $51.30 a barrel.

USD/RUB was up 0.50% to 58.7308, while EUR/RUB rose 0.86% to 70.5833.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.22% at 91.97.

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