January 17, 2013 19:25
U.S. economic stats heat up Russian stock market
MOSCOW. Jan 17 (Interfax) - The Russian stock market topped the 1520-point market on the MICEX index amid positive movement on world trading floors buoyed by decent new quarterly reports and statistics out of the United States, with MegaFon (RTS: MEGF) and Quadra in the lead.
The MICEX closed up 0.6% at 1523.74 and the RTS index 0.9% at 1585.44 points.
VTB (RTS: VTBR) rose 0.1% on the day, Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) gained 0.9%, Gazprom Neft (RTS: SIBN) 0.2%, Lukoil (RTS: LKOH) 0.3%, Polyus Gold (RTS: PLZL) 0.5%, Rostelecom (RTS: RTKM) 1.6%, Sberbank of Russia (RTS: SBER) 1.2%, Surgutneftegas (RTS: SNGS) 1% (prefs 1.7%), Tatneft (RTS: TATN) 0.8%, and Transneft (RTS: TRNF) 1.5%.
MegaFon rose 4.5% to 803 rubles and Quadra 5.8% to 0.0049 of a ruble.
On the Moscow exchange's second tier, Aeroflot - Russian Airlines (RTS: AFLT) rose 3.1%, IDGC Northern Caucasus (RTS: MRKK) gained 3%, KamAZ (RTS: KMAZ) 2.9%, Mechel (RTS: MTLR) 2.7%, Magnit (RTS: MGNT) 2.1%, and Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works (MMK) (RTS: MAGN) 1.9%.
O2TV was down 3%, VSMPO-Avisma (RTS: VSMO) 1.7%, TGK-2 (RTS: TGKB) 1.2%, Razgulyay Group (RTS: GRAZ) 0.8%, and Acron (RTS: AKRN) 0.8%.
Combined trading on the exchange's main market amounted to 28.782 billion rubles for the day (with 8.449 billion rubles involved in Sberbank ordinary stock deals), on the Standard sector to $60.416 million and on the Classica sector to $1.514 million.
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