Russian stock market closed with growth

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The Moscow Exchange's ruble index rose 1.23 percent to 3787.26 points

Russian stock market closed with growth

Photo: Maxim Shemetov / Reuters

By the close of the main session on Thursday, December 30, the ruble index of the Moscow Exchange increased by 1.23 percent, to 3787.26 points, and the dollar RTS index – by 0.38 percent, to 1595.76 points. In other words, the Russian stock market closed with growth. This is evidenced by the bidding data.

Among the companies, the growth leaders were Sberbank (plus 00.8 percent), Gazprom (plus 0.51 percent) and Norilsk Nickel (plus 0.88 percent). The leaders of the decline were the shares of Sovcomflot (minus 3.81 percent), Akron (minus 1.15 percent), NCSP (minus 0.88 percent), AFK Sistema (minus 0.8 percent), VTB ( minus 0.58 percent), ordinary shares of Rosstay (minus 0.46 percent), Alrosa (minus 0.39 percent) and Magnit (minus 0.27 percent).

At the same time, on the last day of trading in 2021 on the Moscow Exchange, the ruble rate collapsed against major currencies to its lowest levels since the end of November. At the maximum, the dollar and the euro reached 74.87 and 84.66 rubles, respectively.

In general, at the end of 2021, among the sectoral indices of the Moscow Exchange, the index of chemistry and petrochemistry increased the most (plus 64.15 percent), the index of construction companies rose by 48.37 percent, finance – by 40.09 percent, oil and gas – by 24. 71 percent, metals and mining – by 7.34 percent, transport – by 6.26 percent.

Dollar rate from TradingView

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