The MICEX index rose above 1,800 points for the first time from November 2015

During the session, the MICEX index rose by 1.69% and reached to 13:35 MSK mark in 1800 points. The last time this index the index reached in November of last year, and before 1800 he was held in the end of March 2015.

In leaders of growth of actions VTB, adds 3.35 per cent, LUKOIL, Magnit and NOVATEK.

The RTS index in the course of trading rose by 2.58 per cent to the level of 754 points.

The growth of the Russian market comes amid increase in oil prices. As of 13:43 the price of a barrel of Brent was $35.21 per.

According to experts “FINAM”, the stock market reacted poorly to the Agency’s decision S&P, confirmed on the eve of the “junk” rating of Russia.

Too pessimistic, according to analysts, a report Agency Moody’s, which on Thursday downgraded the forecast of falling of GDP of Russia in 2016 to 2.5%. The reason for the Outlook change were the decline in oil prices and more tightening fiscal policy.