– The Russian stock market opened on Friday, the growth in ruble prices of blue chips amid a global correction after falling the day before due to political tensions in Spain; indexes MICEX and RTS per minute bidding rose 0.3-0.4 percent.
By 10:01 GMT MICEX index amounted to 2078,62 points (+0,3%), RTS index – 1143,26 points (+0.4%); ruble prices of most of the major “chips” on the Moscow stock exchange rose within 1.3%.
The dollar is worth 57,38 ruble (+0.11 ruble).
Increased ruble-denominated shares of “Gazprom” (+0,5%), Mechel (+0,6%), “Mobile TeleSystems” (+0,4%), “Norilsk Nickel” (+1,3%), Russian grids (+0,2%), RUSAL (+1,5%), “RusGidro” (+0,6%), Sberbank (+0,7%), “Severstal” (+0,3%), Tatneft (+0,2%).
Dipped paper “Magnet “(-0,2%), “Surgutneftegaz” (-0,1%).
U.S. indices ended Thursday mixed, with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 has updated records, but the Nasdaq fell. Many experts believe that the U.S. stock market will continue to rise in anticipation of tax reform in the United States. The Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said in an interview with Politico that the stock market may be seriously affected, if changes in tax legislation will not be introduced any time soon.