The MICEX index exceeded 2000 points

Moscow. April 25. The MICEX index, one of the main Russian stock indicators, on Tuesday exceeded 2000 points (maximum 10 April) in the backdrop of rising world stock markets and the weakening of the ruble.

18:24 Moscow time the MICEX index rose to 2000,08 points (+1%, minimum day – 1969,04 points), RTS index has risen to 1122,07 points (+0,5%).

The dollar rose to 56,16 rubles (0,31 rubles).

Lead in the growth of the shares of ALROSA (+3%), Gazprom (+2.3 percent), “Masuri” (+2,4%), “Norilsk Nickel” (+2,5%), RUSAL (+3,1%), “preferred shares” “Surgutneftegaz” (+3%).

On Tuesday, the stock rose Asia, plus Europe and America (S&P 500 index rose 0.6%) but stagnating oil prices (Brent trampled in the neighborhood of $51,5 per barrel).

Sentiment on global markets improved after the results of the first round of the presidential elections in France. The second round came the candidate of the movement “Forward” Emmanuel macron and the far-right candidate marine Le Pen. Now, according to the survey results, the Makron is the main contender for victory in the second round of presidential elections, which will take place on 7 may. Previously, experts had feared that instead of a Macron in the second round could go ultralevel candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon, and then the French would choose between the two candidates insisting on a redefinition of the relations of France with the European Union.