Along with the trading volumes, Moscow Exchange released its equity and bond indices numbers for the beginning of the year 2017.
In January, MOEX’s Indices reflected the negative trend by the MICEX Index on the Russian stock market. The MICEX Index was down 0.69% to 2,217.39 (from 2,232.72 on 30 December), while the dollar-denominated RTS Index rose 1.03% to 1,164.15 (from 1,152.33).
The dollar depreciated 0.18% against the rouble.
Volatility decreased, with the Russian Volatility Index falling 10.96% to 23.57 (from 26.47).
Most of the key sectors made gains. The largest upturn was in Transport, the sector index of which rose 11.28%. Industrials and Electric Utilities climbed a respective 9.76% and 7.94%. The fall in Oil & gas is 0.52%.
The Blue Chip Index decreased 1.99% to 14,443.65 (from 14,736.86).
The Second Tier Index appreciated 8.20% to 6,586.73 (from 6,087.67). The Broad Market Index lost 0.53% to 1,579.90 (from 1,588.33).
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