From the data of the Moscow exchange that the MICEX index to closing has grown on 0,52% – to 1731,91 point (updated in the first half of the day with a maximum of 6 March), the index of RTS – on 1,5%, to 876,23 item.
MOSCOW, 15 Oct. Elena Likova. The Russian stock market on Thursday rose for the main index on a positive external background and the strengthening of the ruble.
The MICEX index to closing has grown on 0,52% — to 1731,91 point (updated in the first half of the day with a maximum of 6 March), the index of RTS — on 1,5%, to 876,23 points, follows from the data of the Moscow exchange.
The dollar calculations “tomorrow” to 18.59 GMT was down 40 cents to 62,31 of the rouble, the Euro rate is at 76 cents, up 71,14 ruble.
Shares of coal Raspadskaya after growth the day against the backdrop of improved operating results for the third quarter to closing has decreased on 0,7%.
The price of securities Bashneft (prefs went up by 0.13%, ordinary shares — 0.22%) contributed to the increase in operating results for the first nine months of the current year. In particular, “Bashneft” for the first nine months of 2015 increased production by 12.1% to 14,674 million tons.
NLMK shares were up 2.72% on the back of higher operating results for the nine months. In particular, in January-September 2015, the group increased the output of steel compared with the same period last year by 2%, to 12,01 million tons.
ALROSA’s shares fell 1.76% against the backdrop of Thursday information in the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to sources in the investment companies that the largest gold company in Russia, Polyus Gold may be sold after the consolidation of ALROSA shares by the family of Suleiman Kerimov. Polyus Gold also decreased (-1,44%).
Shares of construction company LSR fell by 1.84 per cent against reduction of the group in January-September 2015 of real estate sales compared to the same period last year by 41% to 392 thousand square meters.
Leaders and outsiders
Among leaders of growth — actions “Severstal” (5,84%), “Aeroflot” (3,4%), prefs of Transneft (3,17%), “Dixie” (2,51%), Sberbank shares (preference shares grow on 2,28%, ordinary — on 1,03%), and TMK’s shares (2,14%), “Magnet” (2.11 per cent) and the shares of “inter RAO” (1,92%),
Among leaders of decrease — actions of the Moscow exchange (-2,52%), “Gazprom oil” (-2,44%), RusHydro (-1,55%) and shares of “Pharmstandard” (-1,42%).
Forecasts and recommendations
September data on new lending in China indicate the growing support of the banking sector, real sector, says Sergey Kochergin of the company Exness. Further movement of majority of world stock markets will determine the publication of Chinese GDP for the third quarter of 2015, which will take place on 19 October, he adds.
“In respect of the MICEX index we maintain cautious optimism, assuming its output is in the range of 1750-1800 points in the medium term,” predicts the analyst.
The oil market and the Russian stock market and global stock markets in General are waiting for new catalysts, after profit-taking after a recent rally, analysts of “Sberbank CIB”.
“Today, the most obvious potential catalyst is emerging from the morning recovering Asian markets, which can be explained by investors’ hopes for further stimulus from the us and Chinese authorities,” they comment.