- MOEX Index: 3,484.91 (+ 0.52%)
- RTS Index: 1498.39 (+ 0.77%)
The Russian market is growing at the opening of trading on Thursday following the rise of American and Asian indices after the inauguration of Joe Biden in the United States, the cancellation of a number of Trump decrees. Biden returns the US to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, cancels the withdrawal from WHO.
These steps are regarded as aimed at globalization after Trump’s tough protectionist policies. Against this background, there was a strong growth yesterday in the shares of US multinationals. In the morning, S&P 500 futures rallied another 0.3%.
At the same time, oil prices do not renew their maximums, remaining below $ 56 – in this regard, the Russian market does not receive significant support. In addition, the story of possible new sanctions against Russia with the arrival of Biden at least has not improved.
The dynamics on the Russian market is not so clear-cut. Among blue chips, we see a 0.5% drop in shares of Gazprom and Yandex. At the same time, LUKOIL rises in price by 0.9%, MMC Norilsk Nickel – by 0.7%, Sberbank – by 0.5%. Severstal shares are up 0.3% after the publication of operating results.
The exchange rate of the USD / RUB pair with settlements tomorrow decreases by 0.27%, to 73.32.
The government bond index RGBI is recovering for the third day in a row after having renewed lows since April at the beginning of the week.
Leaders: SMZ (+ 15%), Varieganneftegaz jsc (+ 9%), Varieganneftegaz jsc (+ 9%), Ozon (+ 2%), ALROSA (+ 1.4%)
Outsiders: Telegraph-up (-1.4%), TCS (-1.1%), HeadHunter (-1%), Aircraft (-0.8%)
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