RBC-Composite index (6:00 P.M., close) - 23 August, 2002

The RBC-Composite stock index was at 34.7212 points as of 6:00 p.m., whichis 1.65% higher than the opening level of August 23, 2002. The index iscalculated on the basis of trading data coming online from MICEX, theMoscow Stock Exchange and the Russian Trading System from 11:00 a.m. until6:00 p.m..