MOSCOW, February 6. /TASS/. Russia’s MICEX index rose by 1.8% to 1726.39 points at the opening of trade on the Moscow stock exchange on Friday, reaching 2015 high and later surging to its highest point since July 2011. The RTS index rose by 1.8% to 818.98 points.
While the price of Brent crude in ICE London trading went up 2.5% to $58.01 per barrel, the dollar and the euro fell against the ruble trading at 65.56 and 75.3, respectively.