US stocks rose more than 1%

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Monday, 26 August, global stock markets from the sadness turned to optimism and back in the “green zone” on expectations that the US and China will still be able to conclude the bargain. Were leading the American market, all indexes have risen more than a percentage. So, the Dow 30 rose 1.05%, the S&P 500 1.1% and the Nasdaq 1.32%. Asian indices from the morning in positive territory, with the exception of losing 0.38 per cent, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index, but it is possible – they have in Hong Kong political instability.
But the Russian stock market, although we have not Hong Kong, on Monday and could not choose a clear direction, and so, apparently, just in case, to close sluggishly slid down. By the closing bell, the RTS index has decreased on 0,02%, while the index of Mosberg lost 0.09 percent, while the loss of both indices is negligible. Amid sluggish reduce bright looked ordinary shares of “Mechel”, which soared by 4.87%; good growth was also noticeable in preferred shares of Lenenergo (+2,98%) and “Transneft” (+2,95%). Increased protective actions “Poles” (+2,82%) and Raspadskaya (+2.7 percent). Monday was a bad day for ordinary shares of “IDGC of Center and Volga region”, depreciating by 1.4% and “LUKOIL”, lost 1.4% of market capitalization.
At the opening might see a small increase in the stock market. Forecasted for today for the RTS index 1220-1280 points, and index Masuri —2620-2690 points.
The price of Brent crude oil on Monday fell by 0.7% to $58,26 per barrel, and the barrel of WTI Texas was more stable and fell by only 0.09% to $53,71. Oil prices likely declined on fears of excess supply of raw materials, mainly from the United States. This morning Brent is a little growing, only 0.09%, while WTI added to the price of 0,14%. The projected price range for Brent today at $58-59 per barrel.
Today, the ruble may strengthen. Expect the dollar for today 65-66,5 rubles., the ruble against the Euro – 72,8-73,5 RUB.
Natalia Milchakova,
Deputy head,
“Information-analytical center “Alpari”