- MOEX Index: 3563.71 (+ 0.56%)
- RTS Index: 1493.29 (+ 0.56%)
The Russian market is growing at the opening of trading on Tuesday. The indices are adding half a percent, playing back yesterday’s rise in oil prices, a moderate rise in the US indices. This morning, oil and S&P 500 futures are in a slight minus, about 0.05%. Trading on the Moscow Stock Exchange was not held yesterday on the occasion of the May Day holidays.
The last week of April, the Moscow Exchange index closed with a decline, retreating from record levels. The active phase of the dividend season begins. In the first 2 weeks of May, the Moscow Exchange index is able to lose about 1.4% on cutoffs.
Heavyweight shares of Gazprom and Sberbank in the first minutes are growing at the market level, ahead of LUKOIL (+ 0.9%). Rusal (+ 3.9%) and VTB (+ 2.3%) are doing even better among liquid securities. Shares of Internet companies hold worse than the market: Ozon (-0.9%), Yandex (-0.4%).
The USD / RUB pair is down 0.05%, being at the level of 75.17. The RGBI government bond index is growing by 0.08%. The Ministry of Finance will not hold traditional OFZ auctions tomorrow.
Today is the last day Kazanorgsintez and Beluga shares are traded with dividends.
Leaders: HSCI (+ 5.6%), Quadra (+ 4.5%), Rusal (+ 3.9%), En + (+ 2.5%), VTB (+ 2.3%)
Outsiders: Kuibyshevazot (-9%), Telegraph-up (-3.8%), OrgSintez-up (-3.5%), FESCO (-1.5%), Ozon (-0.9%)
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