The Russian stock market opened lower by 0.8 to 2.1%

The Russian stock market opened lower by 0.8 to 2.1%


The MICEX index on Tuesday morning dropped to 1670 points, the RTS index has fallen to 685 points at the back of the continued decline in oil prices.

MOSCOW, 12 Jan. The Russian stock market on Tuesday opened lower amid continued drop in oil prices, according to data of the Moscow exchange.

The MICEX index at 10.00 GMT Tuesday decreased by 0.8% to 1670 points, the RTS index — on 2,1%, to 685 points.