The MICEX index has updated a maximum since February


Moscow. November 23. The MICEX index, one of the main Russian stock indicators, in the afternoon on Monday hit a new high since mid-February, rising to 1850 points on the background of a weak ruble and a rebound of oil up.

By 14:55 the MICEX index rose to 1846,8 points (+1.1%), the RTS index amounted to 886,26 paragraph (-0,2%), ruble prices of blue chips on the Moscow exchange have grown within 2%.

The dollar rose to 65,53 ruble (+0.78 ruble), maximum trades – 66,24 rubles/$1.

The top gainers are the shares of LUKOIL (+2%), Magnit (+2,8%), NOVATEK (+1.8%) and “Surgutneftegaz” (+2.7% and +1.6% of the “prefs”).

Futures for Brent oil for January to 14:55 rose to $44,71 per barrel (+0,1%), although in the morning the price dropped to $43,57 per barrel.