A confident growth in the majority of highly liquid shares has been registered on the Russian stock market. As a result, in the first 2.5 hours of the trade, Mosenergo securities with a 5.6 percent advance became the leaders among blue chips on the RTS. YUKOS shares added 4.4 percent. RAO UES went up by 3.66 percent amid the news from the State Duma on considering the bills on restructuring the energy holding on their second reading on February 14. The RTS index increased by 2.69 percent to 370.49 points as of 13:30.
At the same time, according to analysts, a correction may start on the market. Quotations in the oil sector have surged strongly over the past two days.
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