On Monday, the Russian stock market began trading with a slight increase in indices following the improvement in the situation on the world capital markets.
Stock indices of the countries of the Asia-Pacific region are showing a positive mood today.
American stock indices ended trading on Friday with a decline on the background of failed labor market data and news that US President Donald Trump and his wife had tested positive for COVID-19. Meanwhile, the indicators showed weekly gains for the second time in a row.
US indices futures are gaining this morning.
Stock indices of Western European countries won back some of the losses on Friday and mostly ended trading with growth amid hopes for stimulus measures to help the economy in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.
Oil prices are rising on Monday after falling on Friday.
The Moscow Exchange index added 0.35% per minute of trading and amounted to 2862.35 points.
The RTS index by 10:01 Moscow time grew by 0.48% – up to 1153.53 points.