To closing of trading session yesterday, the ruble-denominated MICEX index rose 0.9 percent to 1,878.94 b.p. dollar-denominated RTS index rose 1.1% to 1,003.79 b.p.
The decline of the ruble played into the hands of exporting companies, in particular, grew of the action “Severstal” (+4,.5%), “Surgutneftegaz” (+2.5%), NOVATEK (+2.07%), ALROSA (+1.03%).
Unconditional outsiders became shares of AFK “Sistema” (-6.4%), MTS (-3%), Bashneft (-2.16%) on information that the court has arrested part of the shares of AFK “Sistema” under the claim “Rosneft”.
Excited the news about the virus-the extortioner Petya, attacked major Russian and Ukrainian companies, demanding bitcoins. Virus-cryptographer attacked an oil, telecommunications and financial companies, among the victims was Rosneft (+2%)and Bashneft (2.2% AP+0.4%) and some banks. In his microblog on Twitter, “Rosneft” (+2%) reported that a hacking attack could lead to serious consequences, but was able to continue oil production without stopping production, after its server was subjected to a powerful attack. Sberbank noted that all of the Bank’s systems are operating normally. Overall, some nervousness and the appearance of bearish sentiment yesterday was caused by these events.
In spite of growing oil quotations, the rouble lost ground. Against the ruble played the end of the tax period, with the result that the supply of currency significantly dropped.