Yevtushenkov says mobile operator MTS not to quit NYSE
MOSCOW, Oct 9 (PRIME) -- Major Russian mobile operator MTS will not withdraw from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Vladimir Yevtushenkov, main owner of multi-industry holding Sistema, the operatorТs core shareholder, told reporters on Wednesday.
УA decision is made. We wonТt (delist),Ф Yevtushenkov said.
MTS said in February it could revise its presence on the markets and would assess the necessity of its listing on the NYSE and consider the Moscow Exchange as the main floor.
The news pushed operatorТs common shares up 2.38% to 267.10 rubles as of 10.46 a.m. Moscow time.
(64.8672 rubles Ц U.S. $1)