Russia's RTS stock index down 3 percent on day

MOSCOW, April 7 Mon Apr 7, 2014 6:53am EDT

MOSCOW, April 7 (Reuters) - The RTS index of Russian stocks shed over 3 percent on Monday following growing unrest in eastern Ukraine.

At 1045 GMT the dollar-denominated RTS was down 3.4 percent at 1,193 points, while the rouble-based MICEX index was down 2.3 percent at 1,349 points. (Reporting by Jason Bush, editing by Elizabeth Piper)