Russian stocks rise 0.3% at open on MICEX
MOSCOW. Nov 24 (Interfax) - Russian stocks gained at the open of trading on the MICEX exchange amid improving external factors on Wednesday following the decline on Tuesday.
The MICEX index gained 0.29% to 1,541.4 points as of 10:31 a.m. and the RTS index was up 0.44% to 1,580.37 points.
Among advancers on MICEX, VTB gained 0.5%, Gazprom was up 0.5%, MMC Norilsk Nickel rose 0.3%, Lukoil edged up 0.1%, Polyus Gold added 0.3%, Rosneft was up 0.4%, Rostelecom - up 0.4%, Sberbank Russia - up 0.5% and Tatneft - up 0.1%.
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