- MOEX Index: 3649.75 (+ 0.41%)
- RTS Index: 1560.08 (+ 0.46%)
Russian indices are growing at the opening of trading on Thursday. The rebound is taking place after yesterday’s drawdown caused by a sharp decline in oil prices and increased volatility in global equity markets.
Oil quotes have come under pressure due to news about the proximity of the United States and Iran to a nuclear deal. At the moment, the fall in futures reached 5%, but later part of the decline was redeemed. Today the price is growing 0.3% to $ 66.9 for Brent.
At the same time, shares of Russian oil companies continue to fall in price in the morning: Rosneft (-0.5%), LUKOIL (-0.8%).
We see a slight increase in the heavyweight securities of Sberbank (+ 0.1%), Gazprom (+ 0.15%).
Shares of Mechel look better than the market (+ 1.9%). Today the company is reporting for the first quarter.
The USD / RUB pair is decreasing by 0.22%, being at the level of 73.6. The RGBI government bond index is growing by 0.2%.
Leaders: Mechel-JSC (+ 1.9%), Kuznetsky Bank (+ 1.7%), Polymetal (+ 1%), Polyus (+ 1%)
Outsiders: Ashinskiy MZ (-6%), X5 retail (-1.2%), Fix Price (-1.2%), LUKOIL (-0.8%)
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