The shares hit a new high on the MICEX index since may 2008

The shares hit a new high on the MICEX index since may 2008


Moscow. April 13. The share market of the Russian Federation on Wednesday morning hit a new high on the MICEX index since the end of may the crisis year of 2008 amid the global rise of stock markets, mulled statistics from China.

By 11:10 Moscow time, the MICEX index amounted to 1923,86 points (+1,3%) is the peak from the end of may 2008, the previous high for this year was recorded at the auction of March 18 – 1923,5 points; the RTS index rose to 924,47 points (+1,5%) – maximum since the beginning of July 2015, ruble prices of most blue chips on the Moscow exchange grew within 2.4%.

The dollar sank to 65,55 ruble (-0,17 ruble), despite the correction of oil down.

Increased rouble value of the shares of VTB (+2,4%), Gazprom (+1.3 per cent), “LUKOIL” (+1,7%), Magnit (+1.3 Percent), “Mobile TeleSystems” (+1,3%), NOVATEK (+2.3 per cent), “NorNickel” (+1,6%), “Polyus Gold” (+0,3%), “Rosneft” (+1,1%), “Rostelecom” (+0,8%), Sberbank (+0.9 percent), “Surgutneftegaz” (+1,9%), “Tatneft” (+0,9%), “FGC UES” (+2.1% to 9,9 cent – the highest level since October 2013).

Indexes in the USA have the day before added within one percent, on Wednesday rose in Asia led by Japan and China, plus Europe (S&P 350, FTSE, DAX added 0.6 to 2.1 percent), U.S. stock futures (contract on the S&P 500 rose 0.4%), but is adjusted down oil after a three-day rally during which prices soared by 13%.

Published on Wednesday, statistical data in China pointed to the improvement in the economy and pushed up the prices of commodities, reports Bloomberg.

Oil dipped on Wednesday morning after the data about growth of stocks of fuel in the U.S. market: the American petroleum Institute reported an increase in crude oil inventories last week by 6.2 million barrels. Official data from the U.S. Department of energy will be published on Wednesday.

Futures for Brent oil for June is $44,34 per barrel (-0,8%), the price of WTI is $41,62 per barrel (-1,3%).