6 Oct 2009 10:44

Russian share prices up on improved external factors

MOSCOW. Oct 6 (Interfax) - Russian share prices grew Tuesday on the back of improved tendencies in the global equity and commodities markets.

The MICEX stock index gained 1.42% to 1194.87 and the RTS rose 0.28% to 1230.57 in the first minute of trading. Benchmark stocks rose 1.2%-2.4%.