- MOEX Index: 3429.8 (+ 1.09%)
- RTS Index: 1455.45 (+ 1.65%)
Russian indices are growing at the opening of trading on Monday amid positive external background. The Moscow Exchange index continues to rise for the third day in a row. The record highs set in January remain about 2.5%.
The rise in particular is provoked by oil prices, which for the first time since January 2020 exceeded the $ 60 per barrel mark against the backdrop of the OPEC + deal and the ongoing vaccination in the world.
The ruble is strengthening. The USD / RUB pair is down 0.54% to 74.24. Index of government bonds RGBI updated two-week highs, adding 0.13%.
In stocks, growth takes place on a broad front. Only PhosAgro and MTS are in the red in the Moscow Exchange index. At the same time, there was a strong upward leap in some securities.
Ozon shares renewed their all-time highs, at the moment they rose to 4970 rubles. Now the price is growing by 4.5%. There is a rise in less liquid securities: in Samolet (+ 10%), HSCI (+ 5%).
Among the heavyweights, Gazprom looks better than the market (+ 1.5%). Sberbank and LUKOIL are growing by 0.7% and 0.3%, respectively.
Leaders: GC Airplane (+ 10%), HSCI (+ 5%), Ozon (+ 4.5%), Sistema (+ 2%), ALROSA (+ 1.5%)
Outsiders: Rusolovo (-4%), Rosseti Lenenergo-up (-0.9%), PhosAgro (-0.3%), MTS (-0.2%)
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