Russia shares higher at close of trade; MICEX up 0.13%

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Russia shares higher at close of trade; MICEX up 0.13%
Credit: © Reuters. – Russia equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Oil & Gas , Manufacturing and Power sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Moscow, the MICEX rose 0.13% to hit a new 6-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the MICEX were Yevroplan PAO (MCX: EPLN ), which rose 3.43% or 23.5 points to trade at 709.5 at the close. Tatneft-3 (MCX: TATN ) added 2.36% or 9.45 points to end at 409.40 and NOVATEK (MCX: NVTK ) was up 2.31% or 14.70 points to 651.50 in late trade.

Biggest losers included MosEnrg (MCX: MSNG ), which lost 1.90% or 0.0585 points to trade at 3.0195 in late trade. Severstal - ao (MCX: CHMF ) declined 1.74% or 15.80 points to end at 892.10 and SG mechel (MCX: MTLR ) shed 1.45% or 2.25 points to 152.50.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 109 to 105 and 18 ended unchanged on the Moscow Stock Exchange.

The Russian VIX , which measures the implied volatility of MICEX options, was down 0.74% to 17.440 a new all time low.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 1.43% or 18.89 to $1297.51 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.16% or 0.08 to hit $50.61 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.04% or 0.02 to trade at $56.31 a barrel.

USD/RUB was down 0.56% to 57.7794, while EUR/RUB fell 0.26% to 68.9325.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.23% at 92.01.

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