- MOEX Index: 3493.67 (+ 0.22%)
- RTS Index: 1418.13 (+ 0.03%)
Russian indices began trading in the new week in the red zone, but the Moscow Exchange index after the first ten minutes climbed into positive territory. The external background has worsened somewhat, but geopolitical risks have not increased.
Business media, citing the press secretary of Ukraine, note that official Kiev is not planning an offensive in Donbass. At the end of last week, JPMorgan analysts downgraded their ruble and OFZ recommendations from “above market” to “market level” amid escalating geopolitical tensions.
Oil prices are losing 0.6% in the morning, running at $ 62.6 per barrel of Brent. This week the focus may be on industry statistics on US oil reserves, as well as monthly reports from the IEA and OPEC.
Futures on the S&P 500 is losing 0.2%, Asian indices are in the red. In Europe, the DAX is up 0.1%, while the FTSE is down 0.4%.
The leaders are shares of Beluga (+ 7%), which have been falling in price in the previous two weeks. Ozon shares rose 1.8% on management announcements of plans to obtain a banking license. Sistema shares added 1% after Segezha Group announced its intention to conduct an IPO on the Moscow Exchange.
The USD / RUB pair climbed to 77.6 (+ 0.27%).
The RGBI government bond index is growing by 0.22%. The rebound takes place from the annual lows.
Leaders: Beluga (+ 7%), Ozon (+ 1.8%), Cherkizovo (+ 1.6%), Detsky Mir (+ 1.1%), Sistema (+ 1%)
Outsiders: HeadHunter (-2%), En + (-1%), Inter RAO (-0.8%), TCS (-0.8%).
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