Rus News Journal

Since December, 3rd at RTS Stock exchange future contracts on investment indexes RUIX are entered into the reference and RUIX OIL

Since December, 3rd at RTS Stock exchange future contracts on investment indexes RUIX and RUIX OIL are entered into the reference. ABT it as passes a correspondent " News " it was SPK on Wednesday on a press - the conference devoted to start of the auctions on the new financial tool in the urgent market of RTS.

4 calculation of investment indexes the most liquid securities in trading system of RTS - the Russian Open Society " are chosen; UES of Russia " Open Society NK " LUKOIL " NK " YUKOS " Open Society " Surgutneftegaz " joint-stock company " Tatneft " Open Society " Mosenergo " Open Society " Rostelecom ".

Calculation of investment index RUIX is carried out under quotations of 7 most liquid actions, and investment index RUIX OIL under 4 most liquid oil actions.

The First future contracts on investment indexes RUIX and RUIX OIL are entered with a date of performance on December, 17th, 2001 and on March, 15th, 2002. The volume of one contract is equivalent to 300 dollars.

indexes are created specially 4 the trading purposes and are not macroeconomic indicators.

as has noted on a press - conferences the president of Stock exchange of RTS Ivan Tyryshkin, trade in futures for indexes makes the basic share of the urgent market of all developed world stock markets. Marking prospects of development of the urgent market in Russia, Tyryshkin has noticed that W introduction of the auctions on futures for investment indexes at RTS Stock exchange, the volume of the auctions of the urgent market of RTS will increase till the end of the year by 50 percents and will make 13 - 14 million dollars daily.