On February 18, the Russian Stock Market closed in the green: the MICEX increased by 0.12% to 1509.95, the RTS went up 0.11% to 1578.96.
Gazprom's common shares rose most on the MICEX (1.45% to RUB 135.93). Sberbank's common stock gained 1.07% to RUB 106.2, VTB stock went up 0.48% to RUB 0.05626.
The MICEX stock market registered transactions for a total of RUB 310.13 billion, Sberbank's stock being the largest contributor (RUB 6.144 billion).
In the RTS Standard, Gazprom's common stock increased most (1.45% to RUB 136.05). Sberbank's common shares gained 1.19% to RUB 106.26, VTB stock went up 0.34% to RUB 0.0562.
The trading volume in the RTS Standard was $48.647 million, Sberbank's stock taking the lead in the amount (RUB 539.747 million) and number of transactions (2,176)