The price of shares of “Rosneft” for the first time exceeded 400 RUB.

Shares of “Rosneft” on the Moscow stock exchange started on 14 December 2016 the new growth of quotations. The maximum value of securities rose to 403 rubles., which is 1% higher than the closing level of the previous auction and is a new historic maximum.

Above 400 RUB the price of Rosneft shares rose for the first time. Growth of quotations has led to a new record increase in the capitalization of the morning of 14 December, she had exceeded the 4.25 trillion Is more than 300 billion rubles exceeds the capitalization of the savings Bank, ranked second in the list of most expensive companies in Russia.

Thus, “Rosneft” remains the most expensive company in Russia. It first achieved that status on 11 April 2016, when its market capitalization rose to 3,468 trillion against a 3.45 trillion in “Gazprom”. 28 November 2016 Sberbank briefly shifted Rosneft in the place of the leader, but then the fluctuations of the market prices has restored the status quo.

The value of Rosneft’s shares rising on Wednesday despite a decline in world oil prices. In the course of trading on the stock exchange ICE cost of a barrel of Brent fell to $54,95, 1.38% below the closing level of the previous trading session. The decline of oil prices associated with publishing the data of the American petroleum Institute (API) on the growth of commercial oil reserves in the United States.

By 10:35 Moscow time cost of a barrel of Brent crude on the ICE futures exchange was $55,29, the price of shares of “Rosneft” on the Moscow stock exchange by this moment has reached 402,7 RUB.