The stock market has fallen below 1700 points on the Moscow interbank stock exchange and below 710 – RTS

The stock market has fallen below 1700 points on the Moscow interbank stock exchange and below 710 – RTS


The MICEX index declined by 2.42% to 1706,22 points, RTS index – on a 4.53% to 793,42 points against an external negative and falling oil prices mark Brent, which amounted to 32.95 dollars per barrel.

MOSCOW, 11 Jan. The Russian stock market at the opening of trading fell on the MICEX index below 1,700 points for the first time in October 2015, according to the RTS index in the region of 700 points for the first time in December 2014 amid external negative and falling oil prices mark Brent, according to AFP.

The MICEX index to 10.22 Moscow time on Monday decreased by 2.42% to 1706,22 points, RTS index — on a 4.53% to 793,42 item. The January futures for Brent crude oil decreased by 1.8% — up to 32.95 dollars per barrel.

The MICEX index fell during trading to 1695,57 points (for the first time since October 27, 2015), the RTS index – 701,93 points (for the first time since December 17, 2014).