Moscow. January 22. The shares opened on Friday by rising prices blue chips amid the turmoil of correctional growth of oil and lift stock indexes in Asia led by Japan, indexes MICEX and RTS per minute bidding advanced 1.8-4.7 percent, and the MICEX index exceeded 1700 points.
By 10:01 Moscow time, the MICEX index amounted to 1707,61 points (+1.8%) and the RTS index – 661,64 points (+4,7%), ruble prices of most blue chips on the Moscow exchange have grown within 2%.
The dollar fell to 80,66 ruble (ruble -1,97).
Increased rouble value of the shares of VTB (+1,4%), Gazprom (+2%), “Gazprom oil” (+1,7%), LUKOIL (+2.4 Percent), Magnit (+1,1%), “Mobile TeleSystems” (+1,2%), NOVATEK (+1.4 per cent), “NorNickel” (+0,5%), “Polyus Gold” (+2,6%), “Rosneft” (+1,7%), “Rostelecom” (+1,6%), Sberbank (+3,9%), “Surgutneftegaz” (+1,4%), Tatneft (+1,9%), “FGC UES” (+1%).
Indexes in the U.S. rose 0.5-0.7 percent on Friday rising Asia (Japan rallied 6%), plus U.S. stock futures (contract on the S&P 500 index increased by 1%) and rallidae oil.
Futures for Brent crude for March is $30,78 per barrel (+5,2%), the price of WTI is $30,86 per barrel (+4,5%).
Oil rises on Friday, correcting after the recent collapse in prices, in spite of the published on Thursday data about the increase of oil reserves in the U.S., reports Bloomberg. The falling prices of oil since the beginning of the year is reduced, but remains significant – about 15%.
According to the U.S. Department of energy, the oil reserves in the country last week rose by 3.98 million barrels while the growth forecasts by 2.2 million barrels and stocks of gasoline grew by 4,563 million barrels against the expected rise by 1.9 million barrels.
Investors assess the statements of the ECB head Mario Draghi made at the press conference after the January meeting on Thursday. Many analysts believe that the current stimulus measures the ECB may not be enough to return inflation to the target level of 2% on the backdrop of a slowdown in China’s economic growth and the collapse in oil prices.
Some experts also believe that the decline in inflationary pressures could become an argument in favor of expanding stimulus by the Bank of Japan at the meeting, which will take place next week.