January 28, 2013 19:15
Russian stock market reaches new peaks Monday
MOSCOW. Jan 28 (Interfax) - The Russian stock market kicked off the week with gains, reaching new peaks since the beginning of the year amid positive global dynamics, spurred on by Chinese and U.S. statistics.
By the end of Monday's trade, the MICEX stock index had grown 1.2% to 1562.93 points - its highest value since last March. The RTS index had risen 1% to 1635.5 points.
The majority of benchmark stocks on the Moscow Exchange grew by up to 6.1%, led by Surgutneftegas (RTS: SNGS) (+6.1% and +2.5% for prefs - their highest price since February 2007) and followed by Polyus Gold (RTS: PLZL) (+3.3%), Sberbank of Russia (RTS: SBER) (+3.1%) and NOVATEK (RTS: NVTK) (+1.5%).
Second-tier winners included Belon (+8.4%), Irkutskenergo (RTS: IRGZ) (+3.5%), RAO Energy System of East (+3.3%) and Raspadskaya (RTS: RASP) (+3%).
Second-tier losers were TGK-2 (RTS: TGKB) (-2%), IDGC North Caucasus (RTS: MRKK) (-1.4%), IDGC Center and Volga (RTS: MRKP) (-1.1%), Sollers (RTS: SVAV) (-1%) and Acron (RTS: AKRN) (-0.9%).
Combined trading volume on the main Moscow Exchange market for the day was 37.175 billion rubles (14.925 billion rubles of which in ordinary Sberbank of Russia (RTS: SBER) shares).
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