Russian stocks rise in line with oil prices, European floors - All News - PRIME Business News Agency - All News Politics Economy Business Wire Financial Wire Oil Gas Chemical Industry Power Industry Metals Mining Pulp Paper Agro Commodities Transport Automobile Construction Real Estate Telecommunications Engineering Hi-Tech Consumer Goods Retail Calendar Our Features Interviews Opinions Press Releases

Russian stocks rise in line with oil prices, European floors

MOSCOW, Sep 10 (PRIME) -- The Russian stock market edged up slightly on Tuesday amid a controversial global environment with strengthening crude and mixed foreign stock exchanges dynamics, analysts said.

The MOEX Russia Index grew 0.03% to 2,787.52 and the RTS rose 0.28% to 1,343.95.

УThe Russian stock market demonstrated a moderate decrease amid a mixed external background. Growing energy market with the Brent oil price hitting U.S. $63.5 per barrel supported purchases in local stocks. At the same time, Western stock exchanges sent conflicting signals,Ф senior analyst at Promsvyazbank Bogdan Zvarich said.

Major European indices rose around 0.4% by the end of the session, whereas U.S. key benchmarks Dow Jones and S&P500 lost 0.3% and 0.6% in the first hours of trade, he added.

Gold producer Polyus, state-controlled telecom operator Rostelecom and oil company Rosneft were the outsiders losing over 1%.

Veles Broker analyst Yelena Kozhukhova said that Rosneft was under pressure due to a statement by U.S. Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams that Washington does not rule out introduction of sanctions against the company for increased trade of Venezuelan oil.

Sberbank was among the top performers adding 1.88% to 233.3 rubles after CEO German Gref confirmed the bankТs plans to pay 50% of its net profit in dividends in 2020.

Below are the MOEX Russia IndexТs five most active stocks on Tuesday:

Company Change, % Last price, rbl Trading volume, bln rbl
Sberbank +1.88 233.3 14.003
Gazprom -0.79 233 5.613
Norilsk Nickel +0.03 15944 2.951
Lukoil -0.44 5476 2.648
VTB Bank +2.77 0.04265 2.457

(65.5698 rubles Ц U.S. $1)


10.09.2019 19:30
Share |
To report an error select text and press Ctrl+Enter
Central Bank Official Rate
1W 1M 1Y
EUR 70.9373 -0.3018 20 sep
USD 64.2199 -0.2091 20 sep
Stock Market Indices
1D 1W 1M 1Y
rtsi 1378.65 -0.25 17:30 19 sep
micex 2797.01 -0.77 17:30 19 sep
Stock Quotes in RUR
1D 1W 1M 1Y
gazp 230.40 -1.31 17:12 19 sep
lkoh 5405.00 -1.13 17:12 19 sep
rosn 425.30 -0.16 17:12 19 sep
sber 234.07 -0.52 17:12 19 sep
MICEX Ruble Trading
1D 1W 1M 1Y
EURTD 70.9700 +0.2825 14:59 19 sep
USDTD 64.2000 -0.1575 17:44 19 sep