Trading on the Russian stock market is going on quietly at present and prices for the majority of liquid shares are fluctuating without a definite tendency. Share prices were growing at the beginning of trading today but then this rise discontinued and prices stabilized. According to estimations of traders, this situation is connected with a fall in futures on the US stock market and a drop in oil prices on the IPE. The trade volume remains rather low on the RTS and a slight rise is observed only in oil shares. Experts forecasted the situation will remain quiet on the Russian stock market today, and the majority of share prices will drop slightly.
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