The Russian stock market is stable amid negative news from the US, although LUKoil and Surgutneftegaz shares are sold, an expert of the Zenit bank said in an interview with RBC. "According to some rumors, RAO UES securities were or still are being bought by Russian oligarchs. Norilsk Nickel grew on some fundamental factors: canceling of secrecy of the platinum market, advance in nickel prices and the company's management that tries to increase capitalization", the expert stressed.
The analyst believes that the government concept of the development of automobile industry does not inspire optimism in potential buyers of AutoVAZ: import taxes on new foreign cars have not been increased, however, taxes on old foreign cars have not been defined yet. Moreover, some analysts believe that the company's financial report made in accordance with the International Accounting Standards showed AutoVAZ's real non-profitability and the profitability is expected to drop this year, the expert noted. "We expect a slight fall on the market today", the expert concluded.
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?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
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