Russian stocks rise amid growth of global floors, oil prices
MOSCOW, Nov 5 (PRIME) -- Russian stocks closed higher on Tuesday supported by positive dynamics of Western floors and growing oil prices, analysts said. †
The MOEX Russia Index rose 0.65% to 2,949.55 and the RTS increased 0.35% to 1,460.50.
УThe Russian stock market started the week with growth amid a positive foreign background. So, purchases in our shares were supported by the situation on the energy market, where the nearest futures for Brent oil were trading above U.S. $62.5 per barrel,Ф Promsvyazbank chief analyst Bogdan Zvarich said.
УThe СbullsТ initiative was also supported by the dynamics of the Western stock markets, where a steady wave of growth took place the day before, and the S&P500 index was able to set new historical highs,Ф the analyst said.
Oil major Rosneft and the Moscow Exchange were among growth leaders, rising by 3.91% and 3.34%, respectively, Zvarich said.
Diamond producer ALROSA was among outsiders, falling by 1.31%.
Below are the MOEX Russia IndexТs five most active stocks on Tuesday:
|Company||Change, %||Last price, rbl||Trading volume, bln rbl|
(64.0316 rubles Ц U.S. $1)