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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Shares Retain Gains

MOSCOW -- Russian shares finished with moderate gains and improved turnover Tuesday as domestic investors cautiously made their way back into the market, traders said.

The dollar-denominated Moscow Times Index of 50 leading shares rose 1.61 percent to 68.27 on turnover of $9.47 million.

The key RTS1-Interfax index of the main over-the-counter trade added 2.04 percent to close at 88.42 on volume of just under $8 million, nearly double the previous day's $4.3 million.

The broader Reuters Russian composite finished up 2.18 percent at 386.57.