The dollar exchange rate was down by 30 kopecks to 60.97 rubles at the opening of Tuesday trade on the Moscow Exchange.

The MICEX index was up 0.57% at the opening of trade on the Moscow Exchange on Tuesday to 2245.39 points. The RTS index grew 0.53% to 1158.41 points.

Meanwhile, Brent oil prices were up 0.55% during the trading session on London’s ICE exchange to $57.13 per barrel.