The shares rose amid the rebound of oil and the ruble

The shares rose amid the rebound of oil and the ruble


The MICEX index to closing has grown on 2,43% – to 1717,98 points, RTS index – on at 9.38% to 691,4 item. The March futures for Brent crude grew to 6,72% to 31.21 per barrel.

MOSCOW, 22 Jan. Elena Likova. The shares rose on Friday on the major indexes on the background of a rebound in the ruble and oil prices mark Brent traded above 31 dollars per barrel.

The MICEX index to closing has grown on 2,43% — to 1717,98 points, RTS index — on at 9.38% to 691,4 points, follows from the data of the Moscow exchange.

The dollar calculations “tomorrow” to 19.26 Moscow time has decreased on 4,3 ruble — to 78 rubles, the Euro by 5.4 ruble — to 84.6 ruble.

The March futures for Brent crude grew to 6,72% to 31.21 per barrel.

“The main reason to the steady recovery of the Russian stock market and ruble was the rebound in the energy market,” comments analyst investholding “Finam” Bogdan Zvarich.

Correction in the shares of Transneft

Preference shares “Transneft” have fallen on of 14.46% for the background correction. Since mid-December, the stock rose almost 60% amid weakening of the ruble.

Leaders and outsiders

Among leaders of growth – paper “Mechel” (ordinary shares increased by 11,47%, prefs – 8,11%), Tatneft (8,59%), Sberbank shares (common shares rallied 6.4%, prefs – 5,14%), shares of LUKOIL (5,79%), actions “Rosneft” (5,43%), and NOVATEK shares (4.47 percent) and the shares of Sistema (4,17%).

Among leaders of falling — actions “Akron” (-3,66%), Severstal (-3,02%), Polymetal (-2,44%), prefs of Surgutneftegas (of 1.13%), M. Video (-0,84%), “Polyus Gold” (-0,48%), as well as the shares of “inter RAO” (-0,34%).

Forecasts and recommendations

On Monday, the impact on the dynamics of markets can have the speech of the ECB President Mario Draghi in Frankfurt (you can expect more verbal intervention), as well as the publication of the monthly Bulletin of the Bundesbank, said Vasily Tanurcov from “Veles Capital”.

But the most important event next week will be the fed meeting is a high probability that the regulator will postpone the rate hike, which could become a strong driver for the growth of the stock and commodity markets during the week, he adds.

“For the Russian market the visible the driver may be the continued strengthening of the ruble – we believe that even with the current level of oil prices remains the potential for further strengthening until 75-76 rubles per dollar,” he said.

At the evening session, perhaps the continued growth of the energy market, which will lead to further upward dynamics of futures for the RTS index and the Russian ruble, said Zvarych of “Finam”.

“While the mood of the players in the oil market can be influenced by the data on the number of working rigs in the U.S. that will be published at 21.30 Moscow time,” he says.