Source Pravda.Ru

Russian oil companies' shares on London Stock Exchange grow again

The price of the shares of Russian oil companies on the London Stock Exchange began to grow again after yesterday's fall caused, in expert opinion, by the arrest of head of Russian oil giant Yukos Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

At the beginning of the trading on Tuesday the shares of Yukos company cost $55 which is $1.5 higher than the price at close on Monday (the relative growth is by 2.8 per cent), and their price is continuing to grow.

Last night the price quotations of the Yukos shares were registered at the level of $53.5. Last Friday the trading in them closed at the level of $60.3.

At the beginning of the morning trading on the London Stock Exchange the changes of the prices of the shares of the other Russian oil companies look as follows: LUKOIL - $84.5 (a rise by $1.6 or 1.93 per cent as against Monday night), Surgutneftegaz - $26.25 (an increase by $0.4 or 1.55 per cent), and Tatneft - $22.5 (an increase by $0.2 or 0.9 per cent).

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