25 Oct 2010 10:15

RTS index rises 0.5% to 1,617.28 pts in first minute

MOSCOW. Oct 25 (Interfax) - Russian stocks followed indexes abroad and oil prices higher on a weakening dollar following the meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bankers.

The RTS index rose 0.53% to 1,617.28 points as of 10:01 a.m. with most of the blue chips posting gains of up to 1%.