Investing.com – Russia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Manufacturing, Oil&Gas and Power sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Moscow, the MOEX Russia fell 0.22%.
The best performers of the session on the MOEX Russia were AFK Sistema (MCX:AFKS), which rose 4.51% or 0.410 points to trade at 9.510 at the close. Meanwhile, SG mechel (MCX:MTLR) added 2.58% or 2.05 points to end at 81.40 and Moskovskaya Birzha OAO (MCX:MOEX) was up 1.47% or 1.37 points to 94.70 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Aeroflot (MCX:AFLT), which fell 1.12% or 1.20 points to trade at 105.80 at the close. RusHydro JSC (MCX:HYDR) declined 0.95% or 0.0049 points to end at 0.5100 and ALROSA ao (MCX:ALRS) was down 0.92% or 0.950 points to 102.550.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Moscow Stock Exchange by 108 to 102 and 19 ended unchanged.
The Russian VIX, which measures the implied volatility of MOEX Russia options, was up 1.16% to 21.850.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.23% or 2.95 to $1279.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 0.65% or 0.35 to hit $53.84 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.46% or 0.29 to trade at $62.41 a barrel.
USD/RUB was up 0.15% to 66.3698, while EUR/RUB rose 0.19% to 75.4375.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 95.988.