Russia shares lower at close of trade; MOEX Russia down 0.23%
Investing.com – Russia equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Power , Oil & Gas and Manufacturing sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in Moscow, the MOEX Russia lost 0.23%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the MOEX Russia were Yandex NV (MCX: YNDX ), which rose 2.29% or 49.50 points to trade at 2213.00 at the close. NLMK ao (MCX: NLMK ) added 2.17% or 3.64 points to end at 171.30 and NMTP (MCX: NMTP ) was up 2.16% or 0.1400 points to 6.6250 in late trade.
Biggest losers included NPK OVK PAO (MCX: UWGN ), which lost 4.66% or 32.0 points to trade at 655.0 in late trade. MVideo (MCX: MVID ) declined 2.21% or 9.10 points to end at 403.50 and Sberbank Rossii OAO Pref (MCX: SBER_p ) shed 2.09% or 4.09 points to 191.30.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 106 to 100 and 21 ended unchanged on the Moscow Stock Exchange.
The Russian VIX , which measures the implied volatility of MOEX Russia options, was down 1.01% to 23.600.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.49% or 6.40 to $1303.70 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 0.36% or 0.23 to hit $64.98 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 0.41% or 0.31 to trade at $74.98 a barrel.
USD/RUB was up 0.04% to 62.0838, while EUR/RUB rose 0.22% to 72.7675.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.18% at 93.85.
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