The Russian stock market has begun Thursday with the growth
On Thursday the Russian stock market has started with the restrained growth of “blue chips”, following oil. MICEX and RTS indices have increased by 0.2% for the first minute of trading, despite the fact that Asia and Europe are falling.
By the beginning of the day, the MICEX index has become equal to 1978.79 points, the RTS index – 991.15 points. Prices in rubles of most basic «blue chips» have risen in the range of 1% on the Moscow Stock Exchange.
The dollar is being traded at 62.9 rubles.
The securities of VTB, “Gazprom”, “Lukoil”, “Magnet”, “NOVATEK”, “Norilsk Nickel”, “Rostelecom”, Sberbank, “Tatneft”, “FGC UES” have grown in price.
Earlier, the US indices showed mixed trends as the good reporting of a number of large companies had counterbalanced the fall of oil prices and the weak financial indicators of Apple. By now more than a quarter of the companies that are included in the index calculation of Standard & Poor’s 500 have reported for the III quarter. 78% of them have showed better-than-expected profit, and 62% have exceeded all revenue forecasts.