Today's trading on the Russian stock market opened with a fall, but then share prices went up a little to the closing levels of December 11. Traders say, the market is ready for correction, which will put an end to the period of stable price growth that was taking place in Russia in the situation of a decrease on US markets and a drop in oil prices. At the same time, the market will be able to grow, even though the majority of Russian shares have already experienced a significant growth. The Russian market remains rather optimistic, and share prices of Russian companies are likely to upsurge this year.
On December 14, President Putin holds his annual Q&A session with Russian and foreign journalists. This conference is considered to be the beginning of his presidential campaign