A large-scale increase in prices on the Russian stock market has boosted the RTS index by more than 4 percent to 448.73 points by 4:30 p.m. today. The RTS-Blue Chips index surged by more than 6 percent. Surgutneftegas was the leader of today's rise on the domestic market, gaining 15.59 percent on the RTS stock exchange. The Moscow energy utility Mosenergo added 8.72 percent, RAO UES was up 6.57 percent and LUKoil rose by more than 3 percent. The RTS trade volume surpassed $38m.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year