Russian stock market falls amid sales of securities of Russian companies

Russian stock market falls amid sales of securities of Russian companies


Against the background of sales of securities of most companies of Russia and the fall of oil below $ 33 per barrel the Russian stock market has accelerated the decline. Most sales are observed in actions of “Yandex”, “M. Video”, “Magnet”, in papers of the savings Bank, “inter RAO”, LUKOIL and “Rosneft”.

MOSCOW, 11 Jan. The Russian stock market has accelerated the decline against the background of sales of securities of most companies in Russia and the fall of oil below $ 33 per barrel, updating multi-month lows, the RTS index fell below the psychological level of 700 points, according to data of the Moscow exchange.

The MICEX index to 18.28 GMT decreased on 3,76% — to 1682,82 points, the RTS index — of 4.88% to 700,84 item.

The MICEX index had already dropped to 1681,58 points (for the first time since October 8, 2015), the RTS index – up to 699,7 points (for the first time since December 17, 2014).

Most sales are observed in actions of “Yandex” (-10,28%), M. Video (-6,62%), Magnit (-6,51%), in securities of Sberbank (prefs fall by 4.72%, ordinary shares – on 5,79%), the shares of “inter RAO” (-5,04%), LUKOIL (-5%) and Rosneft (-4,54%).