The stock market of the Russian Federation, which opened with confident growth, closed on Monday
European stock markets at the beginning of trading predominantly showed a positive mood. During the day, some of the indicators corrected for a decrease, but by the evening they returned to the green zone.
Asia-Pacific stocks closed the day with growth on expectations of the Fed and the Bank of Japan meetings this week.
US index futures have been on the rise since the morning. American stock indicators have chosen the green zone.
Oil prices remained weak after falling last week. Before the close of the Russian stock market, the decline in prices accelerated: a barrel of Brent was given $ 39.6, for WTI – $ 37.2.
In the morning, the Russian stock market grew following the global stock exchanges on the news of the resumption of trials of the COVID-19 vaccine by AstraZeneca (LON: AZN), weak oil was a deterrent; the locomotive of the rise was Sberbank (MCX: SBER).
In the afternoon, the stock market suspended the rise, which had been fueled earlier by the growth of external stock exchanges, due to the weakness of oil. Surgutneftegaz (MCX: SNGS) became the growth leaders.
By the evening, the rise in the Russian stock market continued to restrain weak oil; the market reaction to the news from the talks between the presidents of Russia and Belarus in Sochi was neutral.
The Moscow Exchange index by 18:50 Moscow time increased by 0.61% and amounted to 2928.38 points.
The RTS index by 18:50 Moscow time increased by 0.44% – to 1228.48 points.