4 Oct 2010 10:16

RTS index rises 0.24% to 1,535.65 points in first minute

MOSCOW. Oct 4 (Interfax) - Russian stocks edged upward at the open of trading on the RTS stock exchange on Monday following gains on U.S. exchanges last Friday and in Asia on Monday.

The RTS index was up 0.24% to 1,535.65 points as of 10:01 a.m. with the blue chips posting gains of up to 0.5%.