Stock indices of Russia continue steady growth
Index Masuri continues strong growth, aims to update the historical highs. The reason for this strong movement there. The companies included in this index, are very popular among investors. In particular, the shares of “Sberbank” with the opening of the market has already gained +2.3 percent. It turned out that the Bank has signed an agreement with Emirates NBD, and will now become the owner of 99.85% of Denizbank shares.
The oil market continues to provide strong support for the market. Prices are rising for the fourth day in a row. Futures on the mark Brent rose 36 cents, or 0.5%, to $69,73 per barrel – before they reached us $69,87, the highest level since November 12. WTI rose 26 cents, or 0.4%, to $62,84 per barrel – before it rose to $62,90, the highest level since 7 November.
The decrease in OPEC production+ creates a favorable environment for rising prices, and so it will be until we see confirmation of the data on production in the United States. Investors will be interested in such oil and gas companies. “Gazprom” can add +2,1%, “Rosneft” – increase of +1.2%, “Tatneft” – on +1,1%, “Surgutneftegaz” – on +0,7%.
US stocks were mixed after the close on Tuesday. The increase occurred in the sectors of technology, basic materials and Finance losses in the sectors of telecommunications, oil and gas and consumer goods. At the close of the NYSE Dow Jones industrial average lost 0.30 percent and the NASDAQ Composite was up 0.25%.
Wall street was unable to repeat its growth. Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA) dropped by 12.8%. The decline in energy stocks also kept the investors from the actions, despite the increase in oil prices on expectations that data will show a reduction in stockpiles in the United States. Airlines offered investors some respite – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) grew by 6.1%, when the company raised the profit forecast for the first quarter amid healthy demand. United Continental Holdings (NASDAQ: UAL) added 2.4%, and American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) – 2%.
The sector of services of communication, where the main part of the FANG stock, also supported the broader market due to the growth of Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) 3.3% – Deutsche Bank (DE: DBKGn) gave an upbeat assessment of the company’s development.
Today, the Chinese delegation will resume talks with the United States. There is a high probability that at the final stage an agreement will be reached. In this respect, the active growth of stock indices.
“International financial center”