- MOEX Index: 3606.97 (+ 0.81%)
- RTS Index: 1525.09 (+ 1.06%)
The Russian market is growing at the opening of trading on Thursday. The Moscow Exchange index started the session with a gap up on the background of improving external conditions and the publication of corporate reports. He is approaching record levels.
A few minutes ago, Gazprom and Sberbank announced their financial results. Sberbank (+ 0.9%) reported an increase in net profit in the first quarter to 304.5 billion rubles, exceeding analysts’ forecasts. The company raised its forecast for its return on equity for the current year.
Gazprom (+ 1.2%) also exceeded its 4Q profit forecasts, reporting RUB 353.7 bn, against the expected RUB 342 bn.
Also, Magnit (+ 0.6%), Mail.ru (+ 0.1%), Detsky Mir (+ 1.4%) have already reported.
The external background is moderately positive. Oil prices rose to $ 67.5 (+ 0.3%) on the Brent mark.
Futures on the S&P 500 is growing 0.6% after reports from Apple, Facebook, Biden’s speech, Fed meeting.
The USD / RUB pair is growing by 0.1%, being at the level of 74.49. The RGBI government bond index is growing by 0.4%.
Leaders: Rusal (+ 1.7%), Detsky Mir (+ 1.3%), Gazprom (+ 1.2%), Novatek (+ 1.1%)
Outsiders: HeadHunter (-3.5%), Tatneft-up (-1.8%), Tatneft-jsc (-1.6%), MMK (-0.6%)
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