Slight Growth Continues On Russian Stock Market

Almost all securities experience growth on the Russian stock market today. Positive news from the US stock market and the world oil market led to Russian "blue chips" increasing during the first hour of today's trading. After that, share prices stabilized. Securities of oil companies became the leaders of the growth. LUKoil shares went up more than 2% on the RTS compared to the opening level. In addition, these securities have a major trade turnover. According to traders, the current situation on the Russian stock market is favorable for further growth. However, foreign investors prefer to wait and don't increase their purchases. Today's growth of RAP UES securities was supported only by Russian operators, traders said.