The Russian stock market on Friday exceeded 2000п on MICEX due to the rebound of oil


Moscow. May 5. INTERFAX.RU – the Russian stock Market by the close of trading on Friday came out in “plus” on the indexes due to the rebound of oil after the collapse, the MICEX index, despite the strengthening of the ruble exceeded 2000 points at mixed dynamics of blue chips.

At the end of trading, the MICEX index amounted to 2002,41 points (+0,2%, a minimum of day – 1982,97 points), RTS index – 1085,68 points (+0.4%); ruble prices of the main “chips” on “Moscow stock exchange” has changed within 2%.

The dollar dipped to 58,12 ruble (-0,28 ruble), maximum day – of 58.82 rubles/$1.

For mezhprazdnichnoe week the MICEX index was down 0.7% and the RTS lost 2.6%, the dollar rose by 1.2 ruble.

The leaders of growth on Friday were the shares of “Aeroflot” (+2,4%), LUKOIL (+1,1%), “Masuri” (+1,4%), “Mobile TeleSystems” (+3,9%), “RusGidro” (+2%) and has updated a historical maximum “preferred shares” Tatneft (+2% to 249,9 of the ruble, high day and a new peak is 253 rubles).

Sank shares of ALROSA (-1,4%), VTB (-2%), Mechel (-2,4%), Russian grids (-0,7%), “Severstal” (-0,7%), “Surgutneftegaz” (-0,5% -0,8% “preferred shares”).

On Friday, indexes dropped in Asia, is adjusted after the morning drawdown Europe (FTSE, S&P 350 grow by 0.7-0.8%), plus the America (S&P 500 index has grown on 0,1%) and oil.

In the United States on Friday published statistics of the Ministry of labor in April, warmed up expectations of the growth rate of the Federal reserve in June. Unemployment fell to 4.4% from 4.5% (no changes expected), and the number of jobs in April increased by 211 thousand (expected to rise to 190 million).

Brent crude in the Asian session on Friday fell to $46,6 per barrel (the lowest level since August of last year, that is, below the level of imprisonment in November OPEC agreement on production cuts), and then rebounded to above $49 a barrel. The rollback was caused by expectations of increased production in Libya and continued strong growth of oil production in the United States.

The cost of July futures for Brent crude by 18:50 Moscow time on Friday was $49,29 per barrel (+1,9% -4,8% yesterday), the June price of WTI – $46,41 per barrel (+2% and -4,8% in Thursday).

On the eve it became known about the achievement of significant progress in negotiations to resolve the Libyan conflict, because of which oil production at the largest oil field in the country is conducted intermittently. The settlement of the conflict in Libya will lead to the expansion of oil production country, which are not known to be involved in the agreement OPEC+.

Countries oil producers will hold a regular meeting on may 25 to decide whether to renew the agreement on production cuts.

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