10 Jun 2010 10:48

Russian share prices up on higher oil

MOSCOW. June 10 (Interfax) - Russian share prices have edged up on the back of higher oil prices and U.S. stock index futures.

The RTS stock index rose 0.34% to 1339.12 in the first half hour of trading and the MICEX index was up 0.26% to 1318.56 in its first minute of trading by 10:31 a.m.

Benchmark stocks rose up to 1%, led by Rostelecom .