The MICEX index, one of the key Russian stock indexes, topped 1800 points on Monday on the back of growing oil and stock indexes in Asia. It demonstrated an upward correction against late last week and regained maximums of late November 2015.
By 10:50 a.m. Moscow time, the MICEX index amounted to 1803.53 points (+0.8%), the RTS index grew to 743.6 points (+1.5%), and blue chips posted gains of approximately 1.8% on the Moscow Exchange.
Brent crude April 2016 future price grew to $33.5 per barrel (+1.5%) and WTI prices stood at $32.35 per barrel (+1.9%).
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