October 30, 2012 19:30
Russian stock market falls on Tuesday
MOSCOW. Oct 30 (Interfax) - The Russian stock market posted losses on Tuesday, led by Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) stock, which rolled back to its end-of-July levels on the news that its 2012 investment program is being expanded.
By the end of the day's trade, the MICEX stock index had fallen 0.7% to 1421.75 points, and the RTS index had declined 0.3% to 1430.1 points.
The majority of benchmark stocks on the MICEX-RTS stock exchange dropped by up to 2.5%, led by Gazprom (-2.5%) and followed by VTB (RTS: VTBR) (-1.2%) Lukoil (RTS: LKOH) (-0.2%), NOVATEK (RTS: NVTK) (-1.4%), MMC Norilsk Nickel (RTS: GMKN) (-0.1%), Rostelecom (RTS: RTKM) (-1.4%), Sberbank of Russia (RTS: SBER) (-0.6%), Surgutneftegas (RTS: SNGS) (-1.1%) and Tatneft (RTS: TATN) (-2%).
Market winners included Gazprom Neft (RTS: SIBN) (+0.3%), Rosneft (RTS: ROSN) (+0.8%), FGC UES (RTS: FEES) (+4%) and IDGC Holding (+2.9%).
Second-tier losers were TGK-9 (RTS: TGKI) (-3.3%), Magnit (RTS: MGNT) (-2.3%), Vozrozhdenie Bank (RTS: VZRZ) (-1.8%) and Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works (RTS: MAGN) (-1.7%).
Second-tier winners included TMK (RTS: TRMK) (+2.9%), IDGC Center and Volga (RTS: MRKP) (+2.2%) and E.ON Russia (RTS: OGKD) (+1%).
Combined trading volume on the main MICEX-RTS market for the day came to 26.987 billion rubles (6.787 billion rubles of which were in Gazprom stock). In the Standard sector it totaled $77.34 million, and in the Classica sector - $1.756 million.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at email@example.com)
December 22, 2014
Court lifts injunction on Bashneft shares (Part 2)
Govt won't force exporters to sell forex - PM (Part 2)
Russia might reduce oil production for natural reasons, not to bolster price - Dep PM
Recapitalizing banks with 1 trln rubles in OFZ bonds will lessen need for bailouts - DIA
Novak: Oil price lower than $50 a barrel - sufficiently negative for Russian oil sector
Expert sees Kazakhastan replacing Russian wheat on Georgian market
Nazarbayev urges Russia, Ukraine to reach compromise over Donbas
Navy commander: Over 40 Russian ships completing missions in World Ocean
State Duma hopeful of positive effect from direct contact between Kyiv, Belarusian and Ukrainian presidents
VEB restructuring 15 bln rubles in Tractor Plants debt
VEB RESTRUCTURES 15 BLN RUBLES IN KTZ DEBT - CHUVASHIA GOVERNOR
Kazakhstan to supply Ekibastuz coal to Ukraine - Nazarbayev
Medvedev vows 'appropriate' government, Central Bank response to currency speculation