Some growth tendency may occur on the Russian stock markets with an upward correction on world markets today. However, the situation on the Russian market remains unstable, as it is still not clear how the military operation in Afghanistan will end and what will be the response of the Talibs. According to analysts, no significant changes occurred on the Russian stock market on October 8 again. The market opened with a fall, but losses were mainly recouped by the closing. The RTS index went down 0.53%. It's volume of trading amounted to $6m.
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