MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian stock market closes the main trading session with a decline, looking at the mood of the global markets after the publication of US statistics; the leaders of the decline were Mail.ru after the placement of shares and convertible bonds for $ 600 million.
The RTS index dropped to 17.45 Moscow time by 1.16% to 1.181.69 points, the Moscow Exchange index – by 0.49% to 2.902.47 points.
World stock markets are looking more and more nervous, not finding sufficient grounds for growth.
“As the US elections approach, it looks more dubious that a compromise will soon be reached between Republicans and Democrats on a new package of fiscal stimulus measures, the need for which is increasingly being spoken by Fed officials, while the dynamics of the spread of COVID-19 is forcing individual countries to return restrictions. which negatively affects the expectations of investors “, – wrote analysts of IF Olma.
The accelerated placement of Mail.ru caused the company's receipts to fall 5.79% to RUR 2,191.40 on the Moscow Exchange. Together with them, Yandex shares (MCX: YNDX), which jumped up the day before, also showed a decline after the announcement of a potential deal with TCS. Shares of Sberbank (MCX: SBER) were also among those that lost in price.
However, the decline did not affect the entire range of securities, many are closing in positive territory. Here, Polymetal (MCX: POLY) shares the lead after declining for several sessions due to the sale of the stake by the company's main shareholder. Today these shares have recovered 2.4%.
Among the stocks that went up were practically all the stocks of the oil and gas sector led by Lukoil (MM: LKOH), which added almost 2%.
(Olga Popova. Editor Dmitry Antonov)