After news of a telephone conversation between the US and Russian presidents broke out on Tuesday, and after a day of consolidation on uneven external signals, the Russian stock market closed higher. Against the backdrop of a sharply strong ruble, the RTS index jumped to more than 1,450 points, while Yandex’s stock price fell by 6% due to news that the Russian Federation’s Antitrust Service (FAS) initiated a transaction for failing to comply with the Russian Federation’s antitrust services. Warning.
As a result of the transaction, the Moscow Exchange Index was 3526.3 points (+0.1%), and the Instant Trading Index was -1458.51 points (+1.8%); reported that the changes in the price of the Moscow Exchange’s blue chip stocks have different polarities, at 6.2% Within “Interfax”.
The U.S. dollar fell to 76.15 rubles (-1.24 rubles) against the ruble, and the 10-year US UST yield dropped to 1.655% (-1.2%) per year. The euro price was 90.92 rubles/EUR1, and the price fell by 1.25 rubles. The value of the dual currency basket (0.55 US dollars and 0.45 euros) fell by 1.22 rubles to 82.82 rubles.
According to CNN, the US government is discussing whether the upcoming sanctions against the Russian Federation will have an adverse effect on the situation near the border between Russia and Ukraine. In early April, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki warned that the United States intends to take a series of measures in the coming weeks to respond to the so-called malicious actions of the Russian Federation.
On Tuesday night, the White House announced that US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a dialogue, and the leaders of both sides discussed global and regional issues. Biden told Putin that he was concerned about the transfer of Russian troops to the Ukrainian border and called on the Russian Federation to ease tensions with Kiev. The American leader also expressed his determination to combat Russian cyber attacks and defend Ukraine’s sovereignty.
Biden also suggested that Putin hold a summit in a third country in the next few months.
UC Rusal (+3.5%), VTB Bank (+3%), Severstal (+2.2%), Polymetal (+2.2%), Ozon revenue (+2%), Sberbank stock price increase (+1.8% and +0.3% Preferred shares), Moscow Exchange (+1.6%), PJSC Polyus (+1.4%), AFK Sistema (+1.2%), Rosneft (+1.1%), Gazprom (+1%), ALROSA ( +0.8)%), MMK (+0.7%), NOVATEK (+0.5%), Inter RAO (+0.3%), RusHydro (+0.2%).
Yandex (-6.2%) shares fell, TCS Group earnings (-2.4%), Aeroflot (-1.4%), Magnit (-1.3%), Tatneft (-1%), Gazprom Neft (-0.8%)), MTS ( -0.4%), Norilsk Nickel (-0.4%), Surgutneftegaz (-0.2%), LUKOIL (-0.1%), NLMK (-0.1%).
In the “second tier” of the Moscow Exchange, the growth leaders are Varyoganneftegaz’s shares (37.5% and 30.5% of preferred shares), Izhstal’s preferred shares (+4%), Rosgosstrakh’s shares (+3.2%), Etalon GDR (+2.9%), Belon (+2.6%), Pipe Metallurgy Company (+2.2%), PIK Group PJSC (+2.1%).
The stock price of PJSC “Kovrovsky Machinery Plant” (-7.3%) fell, the “preferred shares” of TKZ “Krasny Kotelshchik” (-4.8%), the shares of “Russneft” (-3.9%), PJSC ” Ashinsky Metallurgical Plant “shares fell” (-2.6%, PJSC Cherkozovo Group (-2.5%).
According to the index of the Moscow Exchange on that day, the total trading volume of stocks was 93.38 billion rubles (of which, savings bank common stock fell 15.91 billion rubles, “Yandex” securities fell 12.12 billion rubles, and stocks fell 11.73 billion rubles) “Norilsk Nickel” ).