Source Pravda.Ru

RTS Index Almost Reaches Its Maximum Level Today

Today's trading on the Russian stock market began with an increase in share prices. But then, they stabilized at the reached levels and began going down. Thus, the RTS index reached 243 points after the first hour of trading, which is two points less compared to the maximum level this year. YUKOS became the leader of trading, as the volume of deals with its shares made 60% of the total volume of trading on the RTS. At the same time, securities of other companies are not traded as actively, and most of them couldn't even exceed the level of yesterday's closing. RAO UES shares are going through a period of correction on MICEX now. Sberbank securities are experiencing a significant decrease. In an opinion of experts, the market is still ready for a further growth, even though share prices are not likely to increase a lot. The market is now supported by Russian investors only, who are unable to speculate for a rise.