9 Dec 2010 10:48

Russian share prices rise on global upswing

MOSCOW. Dec 9 (Interfax) - Russian share prices grew in early trading on the back of the global markets upswing.

The MICEX stock index was up 1.02% to 1666.98 and the RTS index was up 1.29% to 1716.13 in the first minutes of trading. Benchmark stocks rose up to 1.6%, led by MMC Norilsk Nickel .