Moscow. November 27. The MICEX index, one of the main Russian stock indicators, in the afternoon on Friday dropped to the psychologically important mark of 1800 points amid falling oil and global equity markets.
12:58 the MICEX index sank to 1803,67 points (1.4%, and the maximum session – 1828,3 points), RTS index – to 857,26 points (-2%), ruble prices of blue chips on the Moscow exchange fell in the range of 3%.
The leaders of the rollback are the shares of “Transneft” (-4,1%), Tatneft (-2,4%), ALROSA (-2,4%), “Rostelecom” (-2,4%), Sberbank (-2%), “Surgutneftegaz” (term and 1.9%), Sistema (-1,7%), VTB (-1,7%).
The reason for the sales was a sharp fall in the Chinese market (Shanghai Composite fell 5.5%) because of reports of investigation against the largest brokers in the country and data on the falling profits of industrial enterprises is 4.6% in October.
Oil is cheaper on the growth prospects of fuel supplies from Libya, reducing the first weekly gain in a month, reports Bloomberg.
Futures for Brent crude on the January costs $44,88 per barrel (-1,3% -1,5% on Thursday), the price of WTI is $42,03 per barrel (-2%).