Source Pravda.Ru

Russian Shares Rise At Opening

Today's trading on the Russian stock market opened with an insignificant rise prices for blue chips. In particular, shares of the national energy system RAO UES cost 9.925 rubles at the opening on the MICEX exchange. LUKoil shares reached 315.8 rubles and stocks of Surgutneftegaz were at a level of 7.6 rubles. Experts linked this rise to positive tendencies observed on international stock exchanges yesterday. For instance, one of the factors that had a positive impact on the Russian market was a 1.59 per cent rise in NASDAQ.