Russia shares lower at close of trade; MICEX down 0.33%

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Russia shares lower at close of trade; MICEX down 0.33%
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Investing.com – Russia equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Oil & Gas , Mining and Telecoms sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Moscow, the MICEX declined 0.33%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the MICEX were FSK EES (MCX: FEES ), which rose 2.48% or 0.0042 points to trade at 0.1723 at the close. ANK Bashneft OAO Pref (MCX: BANE_p ) added 2.42% or 46.0 points to end at 1947.0 and Bashneft ANK ao (MCX: BANE ) was up 2.41% or 73.0 points to 3097.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Gruppa LSR PAO (MCX: LSRG ), which lost 3.08% or 28.0 points to trade at 880.0 in late trade. Polymetal International PLC (MCX: POLY ) declined 2.21% or 21.00 points to end at 927.50 and Inter rao ees (MCX: IRAO ) shed 2.04% or 0.0590 points to 2.8305.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 112 to 111 and 29 ended unchanged on the Moscow Stock Exchange.

The Russian VIX , which measures the implied volatility of MICEX options, was down 0.53% to 28.090.

In commodities trading, Gold for December delivery was up 0.04% or 0.55 to $1326.45 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 1.78% or 0.85 to hit $46.79 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 1.69% or 0.85 to trade at $49.30 a barrel.

USD/RUB was up 0.29% to 65.0436, while EUR/RUB rose 0.38% to 72.700.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.20% at 95.67.

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