Source Pravda.Ru

Russian share prices continue advancing

The Russian stock market opened higher today. So yesterday's growth inprices of practically all shares is continuing. RAO UES securities added3.2 percent in the first minutes of the trade at the Moscow InterbankCurrency Exchange. Experts attribute this gain to insider informationconcerning the selling of assets in a number of the energy holding'sregional branches. At the same time the informational background on themarket is definitely positive. US stock indices have surged and world oilprices remain at a very high level. These factors make the Russian stockmarket feel quite confident. In the first half of the day the trade islikely to be carried out amid a slight gain in share prices. Later theprice dynamics will traditionally be following the price fluctuations of USfuture indices, RBC analysts believe. .