Market Outlook

28.07.2017
The Russian equity market edged down last week following the decline in oil prices as Brent crude fell by 2.4% in USD terms over the week. 

19.07.2017
The Russian equity market finished ahead last week in US dollar terms, mainly on the back of the price of Brent crude rising by 4.4% in USD terms over the week.

10.07.2017
The Russian equity market edged down slightly in USD terms last week due to a decline in oil prices, with Brent crude dropping by 3.5% in US dollars terms.
03.07.2017
The Russian equity market rose last week due to a rebound in oil prices. Brent crude rose by 6.8%, likely due to weak statistics in the US: industrial services company Baker Hughes reported a fall in the oil-rig count and the US Energy Information Administration reported a production decline of 0.1 million barrels per day, marking the biggest drop since July 2016.

27.06.2017
The Russian equity market was almost flat last week in USD terms despite another fall in crude oil prices as the rouble depreciated and thus almost fully absorbed the negative effect of the oil price drop amid market concerns over rising US oil output.

20.06.2017
The Russian equity market edged down last week mainly on the back of the news regarding the possible imposition of the new US sanctions against Russia.
14.06.2017

The Russian equity market was almost flat last week. High dividend yields for many Russian stocks continued to support the market, although this was offset by lower oil prices. 

06.06.2017

The Russian equity market fell last week, mainly due to a further contraction in oil prices, which remained under pressure on the back of market participants’ concerns over how well the output reduction agreement between large oil producing countries is working.