Rus News Journal

Premarket: the external background neutral

the External background to start the auctions in the Russian market on Thursday, on March, 19th, is neutral. The day before the auctions in the USA also were closed by growth, however since morning futures for the American indexes decrease. On the eve of the price for oil decreased, on Thursday since morning growth of quotations of futures is observed. In Asia there is no uniform spirit.

the Russian market

Following the results of the auctions on March, 18th the Moscow Interbank Stock Exchange index has decreased on 3,8 % - to 743,05 points, a classical index of RTS - on 2,25 % - to 650,62. Volumes of the auctions have made: on FB the Moscow Interbank Stock Exchange - 46,08 mlrd rbl., in the classical market of RTS - 4,4 million dollars

the External background

the Share markets in Europe were closed on March, 18th raznonapravleno against corporate news. Following the results of the auctions on March, 18th 2008. The British index FTSE 100 has decreased on 52,11 points (- 1,35 %) - to 3804,99 points, French CAC 40 - on 6,94 points (- 0,25 %) - to 2760,34 points, Swiss SMI - on 30,46 points (- 0,63 %) - to 4783,32 points, Amsterdam AEX - on 1,53 points (- 0,73 %) - to 209,34 points. At the same time German DAX has risen on 8,55 points (+0,21 %) - to 3996,21 points. The all-European index FTSEEurofirst has decreased following the results of the auctions on 4,93 points (- 0,69 %) and has made 710,9 points.

the share auctions in the USA were closed on March, 18th by growth of leading indexes. Following the results of the auctions on March, 18th index Dow Jones has raised on 90,88 points (+1,21 %) - to 7486,58 points, NASDAQ - on 29,11 points (+1,99 %) - to 1491,22 points, S & P - on 16,23 points (+2,09 %) - to 794,35 points.

the share auctions pass on March, 19th in Asia raznonapravlenno. The share auctions in Japan were closed by decrease in index Nikkei on 0,65 %. At 9:30 Moscow time Hong Kong Straits Times has grown on 0,7 %, Hang Seng - on 0,07 %.

Futures

Futures for the American indexes S & P on March, 500 19th at 9:30 Moscow time bargain with fall on 0,9 %.

Evening session of the future for an index of RTS of the next month of delivery has the day before come to the end on a mark 65650 points (+4,38 %).

Oil

the Prices of the world market of oil following the results of session at commodity exchanges have decreased on March, 18th. The official prices of oil futures of the next month of delivery have made: on ICE on oil of mark IPE Brent Crude - 47,66 (- 0,58) dollars/ barr.; on NYME Light Sweet Crude Oil - 48,14 (- 1,02) dollars/ barr.

Metals

On Thursday futures for gold at 9:30 Moscow time bargained on a mark 933,2 (+4,96 %) dollars/ ounce.

the Official prices for nickel of immediate delivery to closing on LME have made on March, 18th 9705 (- 3,0 %) dollars/ ton.

liquidity

the Rests on corresponding accounts of commercial banks on the beginning of operational day have made on March, 19th across Russia 405,6 mlrd rbl. the Rests on corresponding accounts of banks of the Moscow region - 242,3 mlrd rbl.

ADR

The day before at auctions ADR decrease in quotations was observed.

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