The shares fell at the opening on Wednesday

Moscow. December 30. The share market of the Russian Federation was opened on Wednesday decrease of indexes after upgrade of oil, the dynamics of ruble-denominated blue chips prices mixed amid weakening of the ruble.

By 10:01 Moscow time, the MICEX index amounted to 1762,88 paragraph (-0,03%), RTS index – 765,47 paragraph (-0,5%), ruble prices of most blue chips on the Moscow exchange changed within 1%. The dollar at the start of the session rose to 72.8 rubles (+0,6 of a rouble).

Increased rouble value of the shares of VTB (+0,1%), “Gazprom oil” (+0,6%), Magnit (+0,3%), “Norilsk Nickel” (+0,04%), “Polyus Gold” (+1,6%), “Rosneft” (+0,2%).

Sank shares of Gazprom (-0.2 percent), LUKOIL (-0.3% Mom), “Mobile TeleSystems” (-0.1%) and NOVATEK (-0.1%) and Sberbank (-0,3%), “Surgutneftegaz” (-0.1%) and Tatneft (-0,2%), “FGC UES” (-0,1%).

Indices in the U.S. gained more than 1%, in Asia Wednesday observed a mixed dynamics, a stable U.S. stock futures (contract on the S&P 500 loses only 0.01%), but oil retreated after rising on Tuesday.

U.S. stocks ended higher Tuesday trading, and is now showing growth since the beginning of the year in which there was one trading session. According to analysts, the pre-holiday optimism, providing financial markets “rally Santa Claus”, overcame the wariness of investors. Tuesday an additional advantage for the market sentiment was data on consumer confidence in the U.S. in December (the Conference Board’s index rose to 96.5 points at the growth forecasts of up to 93.5 points, the indicator value for November was revised from 90.4 to 92.6 per item).

This week will be shortened on Friday all trading platforms will be closed on the occasion of the New year. In addition, on Thursday a number of European stock exchanges before the holiday will close earlier than usual, and in Germany, Italy and Switzerland last trading day will be December 30.

On Wednesday, Chinese stocks declined on concerns that further slowdown in economic growth in China will reduce profitability of companies.

Oil prices fall before the release of data on changes in stocks of fuel in the USA by the end of last week and closed with reduction for the second year in a row, reports Bloomberg. Futures for Brent oil for February is worth $37,41 per barrel (-1% and +3.2% in Tuesday), the price of WTI is $37,19 per barrel (-1.8 per cent).