Investing.com – Russia stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Moscow, the gained 1.04%.
The best performers of the session on the were Yandex NV (MCX:), which rose 5.56% or 98.00 points to trade at 1859.50 at the close. Meanwhile, Sberbank Rossii OAO Pref (MCX:) added 3.24% or 5.06 points to end at 161.30 and SG mechel (MCX:) was up 3.02% or 2.70 points to 92.10 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Polymetal International PLC (MCX:), which fell 2.23% or 13.70 points to trade at 601.30 at the close. MVideo (MCX:) declined 2.03% or 8.30 points to end at 399.70 and PIK (MCX:) was down 1.76% or 6.10 points to 340.50.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Moscow Stock Exchange by 128 to 67 and 28 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of MOEX Russia options, was up 2.75% to 30.600.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.11% or 1.40 to $1231.10 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.62% or 0.42 to hit $67.17 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.24% or 0.19 to trade at $77.43 a barrel.
USD/RUB was up 0.03% to 65.7393, while EUR/RUB fell 0.12% to 74.8304.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.29% at 96.41.
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