The majority of highly liquid shares opened lower on the Russian stockmarket today. On the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange, RAO UES securitiesfell by 4.5 percent; Mosenergo and Sberbank shares also dropped noticeably.Securities of oil companies are more stable; it seems that investors arewaiting for a new correction on the oil market. Meanwhile, US futures aredemonstrating positive dynamics, which can also support the market. Itlooks like energy and telecom shares will retreat noticeably today; aconsiderable decrease in the fuel sector should not be expected..
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