12 Nov 2009 10:01

MSCI includes Inter RAO, Sberbank prefs in index, Rostelecom removed

MOSCOW. Nov 12 (Interfax) - MCSI Inc has included ordinary shares in electricity trader Inter RAO and preferred shares in Sberbank in its MSCI Russia index, the company said in a statement, following its half-year review of its family of indices.

Common shares in Rostelecom were removed.

Analysts said they thought Sberbank prefs, shares in retailer Magnit and shares in Inter-District Grid Company Holding (IDGC Holding) might be included in the index, but they were not.