Today's trade on the Russian stock market began with the majority of securities rising. During the very first minutes, most "blue chips" added some 0.5 percent on the MICEX. MTS gained 8 percent, which was the way the market reacted to the rapid upsurge of the company's ADRs in New York last night. Russian securities mainly went up against the background of a boom that US stock indices had performed last night. Investors will pay the most attention to RAO UES and Sibneft today.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said