The MICEX index has exceeded 1900 points for the first time since June 2008

The MICEX index has exceeded 1900 points for the first time since June 2008


MOSCOW, March 7. The MICEX index in the course of trading on the Moscow exchange on Monday rose by 1.23% to 1901,58 points, surpassing the mark of 1,900 points for the first time since June 2008.

The growth of Russian shares on Monday comes amid rising price of oil. Thus, the cost of futures for oil of mark Brent with delivery in may 2016 on the ICE stock exchange in London rose by 1.32% to $39,24 per barrel.

See also

From high to collapse: the dynamics of oil prices since 2000