Russian stocks, rouble stronger after new EU sanctions list
MOSCOW, July 31
MOSCOW, July 31 (Reuters) - Russian stock indexes rose strongly on Thursday after the European Commission published a new list of individuals and companies subject to sanctions over Ukraine but spared major listed companies.
At 0603 GMT, the dollar-denominated RTS index was up 1.3 percent to 1,238 points, while the rouble-based MICEX rose 0.8 percent to 1,393 points.
The rouble was 0.5 percent stronger against the dollar at 35.42.
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