Moscow. June 29. INTERFAX.RU – the Russian stock Market on Thursday slipped to 1880 points on the MICEX index dynamics in hybrid “chips” in the background of deteriorating sentiment in the stock markets of Europe and USA, some support has had a moderate weakening of the ruble and raised oil.
At the end of trading, the MICEX index amounted to 1881,04 points (-0,6%, maximum day – 1902,8 points), RTS index – 1000,45 paragraph (-0,2%); ruble prices of the main “chips” on the Moscow stock exchange has changed in the range of 3.9%.
The dollar grew to ruble 59,24 (+0.04 ruble).
The leaders of the rollback were the shares of “Gazprom” (-0,5%), Magnit (-3,9%), “Masuri” (-1,9%), PJSC “Polyus” (-4,1%), Russian grids (-1,9%), Sberbank (-1,2%), Severstal (-1,3%).
Rose paper “Mechel” (+0.3% and +3,4% “preferred shares”), NOVATEK (+1%), “Norilsk Nickel” (+0,1%), “Rosneft” (+0,2%), “RusGidro” (+0,4%), “FGC UES” (+1,4% to 0,1697 rubles).
FSK shares jumped on the news about dividends: the shareholders at the annual meeting on Thursday voted for the dividend payment for the year 2016 in the amount of 18.18 billion (the profit of 106.07 billion), or 0,0142663525 per share and for the dividend payment for the first quarter of 2017 in the amount of 0,0011164730 per share.
The Federal reserve system (FRS) the USA following the second round of stress tests approved plans payment of dividends and repurchase of shares of all 34 banks that were subjected to testing. Financial institutions intend to send to the promoting of shareholders the most significant in several years amount. All the major US banks complied with capital requirements and have passed the first part of the stress tests.
In Asia on Thursday was dominated by the growth index, but in Europe the mood of the evening was spoiled (FTSE, CAC40, DAX lose 0,5-1,9%), also reduced the America (S&P 500 index fell by 0.8%) and lost part of the growth oil.
In the US, the estimate of GDP growth for the first quarter was revised to increase to 1.4%, while changes with the level of 1.2% was expected.
In the oil market prices rise for the sixth consecutive session, support for “neftebitum” had a data of U.S. Department of energy on the reduction of oil production in the country by the end of last week. Experts, however, noted that the reduction in oil production in the country due to the effects of tropical storm “Cindy” that struck the Gulf of Mexico, and is therefore temporary.
The cost of the September futures for Brent crude by 18:50 GMT on Thursday amounted to $47.79 per barrel (+0.5% and +1.4% in Wednesday), August the price of WTI – $45,04 per barrel (+0.7 percent and +1.1 percent before).
According to the energy Ministry, oil production in the U.S. for the week ended June 23 fell by 100 thousand barrels per day (b/C) – up to 9.25 million b/d. oil Reserves in the U.S. last week rose by 118 thousand barrels, while experts forecast a decline by 2.25 to 3.25 million barrels per day.
The head of the Ministry Maxim Oreshkin at a government meeting on Thursday to discuss the macroeconomic forecast for 2018-2020, said the commodities market is currently demonstrating high volatility, Libya, Nigeria and the United States are actively increasing production, so the premise of keeping the basic forecast for the price of oil at $40 a barrel in real terms is justified.