In December, Moscow Exchange’s Indices reflected the positive trend on the Russian stock market. The MICEX Index was up 6.07% to 2,232.72 (from 2,104.91 on 30 November), while the dollar-denominated RTS Index rose 11.98% to 1,152.33 (from 1,029.05).
The dollar depreciated 7.19% against the rouble.
Volatility increased, with the Russian Volatility Index rising 11.97% to 26.47 (from 23.64).
Most of the key sectors made gains. The largest upturn was in Oil & gas, the sector index of which rose 8.46%.
Transport and Telecommunication climbed a respective 8.33% and 8.00%. The largest fall in chemicals is 1.09%.
The Blue Chip Index increased 6.85% to 14,736.86 (from 13,791.86).
The Second Tier Index appreciated 5.26% to 6,087.67 (from 5,783.19). The Broad Market Index gained 6.07% to 1,588.33 (from 1,497.49).
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