The Russian stock market started the session with a decline of MICEX and RTS indexes
The Russian stock market started the Tuesday morning with the restrained quotations fall of “blue chips” due to oil, which is adjusting downward. MICEX and RTS indices have lost 0.1-0.2 % over the first minute of the trading session.
By the beginning of the day, the MICEX index has become equal to 1984.25 points; the RTS index has been 1003.22 points. Prices in rubles for major blue chips are in the range of 1% on the Moscow stock exchange.
The US dollar has risen to 62.45 rubles.
The shares of “LUKOIL”, “Norilsk Nickel”, “Rosset”, Sberbank, “Surgutneftegaz” and “Rostelecom” have slightly dropped.
The securities of “Bashneft”, “NOVATEK”, “Mobile TeleSystems”, “FGC UES” have grown in anticipation of the privatization of the public share.
The US indices have fallen by 0.3% on Tuesday. The positive dynamics is dominating in Asia. Europe and the US stock futures are” in the green”. Oil is sagging.
Strong statistical data on the manufacturing activity in the US, which were published on Monday, have improved the forecasts for increasing the base rate by the Federal Reserve in the near future. This has put the dollar in a stronger position against the euro and the yen. The securities of the Japanese exporters have risen against this background.