Moscow. December 16. The share market of the Russian Federation was opened on Wednesday the growth of the rouble prices of blue chips on the background of favorable conjuncture of external stock and weakening of the ruble due to oil again subsided; the MICEX index per minute trading index gained 0.3% and the RTS declined by 0.2%.
By 10:01 Moscow time, the MICEX index amounted to 1747,21 points (+0,3%), RTS index – 782,31 paragraph (-0,2%), ruble prices of most blue chips on the Moscow exchange grew by less than 1 percent. The dollar at the start of the session is 70,25 ruble (+0,31 rubles).
Increased rouble value of the shares of VTB (+0,01%), LUKOIL (+0,1%), “Mobile TeleSystems” (+0,2%), NOVATEK (+0.9 per cent), “NorNickel” (+0,4%), “Polyus Gold” (+2,8%), “Rosneft” (+0,5%), “Rostelecom” (+0,2%), Sberbank (+0,4%), “Surgutneftegaz” (+0,4%), “FGC UES” (+0,4%).
Sank shares of Gazprom (-0.1%) and Magnit (-0.1%) and “Tatneft” (to -0.02%).
Indexes in the U.S. rose on average by 1%, Asia environment has a positive dynamics, plus U.S. stock futures (contract on the S&P 500 index rose 0.3 per cent), however, stopped the growth of oil.
According to futures quotations at the level of basic interest rates, the probability of the rise of the American Central Bank at the upcoming meeting of the traders is estimated at 78%.
The rise in consumer prices (index CPI) in the USA in November has slowed from 0.2% to zero, compared with the previous month due to falling energy costs, but accelerated from 0.2% to 0.5% in annual terms. Analysts polled by Bloomberg, had expected zero growth of the first indicator and the second rise by 0.4%.
Prices excluding the cost of food and energy (Core CPI) last month rose by 0.2% compared to October and by 2% compared with November last year. Dynamics of both indicators coincided with the consensus forecast.
Meanwhile in the oil market on the eve of the incipient rebound of the price upwards has stalled after leaders of the U.S. Congress reached a compromise on a bill that will allow continued financing of the U.S. government, as well as remove the ban on oil exports, reports Bloomberg.
Current funding for the government ends on Thursday, so Congress must first decide on short-term funding, and then to make complex decisions on expenditure for 2016, including a number of changes in the tax area.
Republicans control both houses of Congress, but cannot accept this bill in both houses without the support of Democrats. Consent to the lifting of the ban on oil exports is a concession from Democrats in exchange for their proposed tax measures in other areas.
The largest us energy companies have long sought lifting of the ban that was imposed during the oil embargo of the Arab countries in the 70-ies. OPEC Secretary General Abdullah al-Badri said that lifting the United States ban on crude oil exports will not affect world market.
Futures for Brent oil for February is worth $38,37 per barrel (-0,9%), the price of WTI is $38,2 per barrel (-0,8% and +2.5% prior).