Investing.com – Russia stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Moscow, the declined 0.79%.
The best performers of the session on the were NOVATEK (MCX:), which rose 2.77% or 29.30 points to trade at 1087.50 at the close. Meanwhile, Inter rao ees (MCX:) added 2.03% or 0.0800 points to end at 4.0300 and NLMK ao (MCX:) was up 1.89% or 3.04 points to 164.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were NK RussNeft PAO (MCX:), which fell 4.63% or 26.2 points to trade at 540.2 at the close. NK Rosneft PAO (MCX:) declined 4.29% or 19.90 points to end at 443.60 and Lukoil (MCX:) was down 3.30% or 169.5 points to 4959.5.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Moscow Stock Exchange by 115 to 98 and 17 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of MOEX Russia options, was up 2.29% to 30.860.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.21% or 2.50 to $1203.80 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 4.44% or 2.66 to hit $57.27 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 4.36% or 3.06 to trade at $67.06 a barrel.
USD/RUB was up 0.05% to 67.8781, while EUR/RUB rose 0.47% to 76.5809.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.40% at 96.99.
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