Ruble rate before closing the main session of the Moscow Exchange on Friday, September 24, demonstrates a minor dynamics. According to 18:35, the dollar is trading at 72.86 rubles (plus 0.04 rubles), the euro rate has fallen a bit – 85.31 rubles (minus 0.19 rubles).
This is where the ruble rate retained the position to the dollar. The Mosbier index fell by 0.29 percent to 4040.57 points, the RTS index is 0.34 percent to 1747.24 points.
The November Brent Oil Futures are traded by 77.68 dollars per barrel (plus 0.56 percent), WTI’s oil – 73.64 dollars (plus 0.46 percent).
NOVATEK shares fell after arresting in the US Deputy Chairman of the company Mark Gutter on September 23. The top manager is accused of evading taxes. The company stated that the incident would not affect its activities. Despite this, the securities of the gas giant continued to be cheaper. From the evening of September 23, Novatek’s shares lost 8.2 percent from 1984 to 1820 rubles, but closer to the closure of major trades sharply went up and dropped a little drop. At 18:35, they traded 1870 rubles per piece.
The value of the shares of another major player of the Russian oil and gas market – Rosneft – set the record, reaching 608.6 rubles per piece. Since the beginning of the week, the company’s shares rapidly grew, raising in price by more than 8 percent. At 18:35 an action costs 608.3 rubles.
China’s central bank introduced a complete ban on the use of cryptocurrency, which led to their collapse. The Bitcoin course fell at a peak by 9.3 percent to $ 40,908, the Ethereum course is 13.89 percent to $ 2750. At 18:50, Bitcoin trades 41,994 dollars, Ethereum – $ 2870. The Chinese regulator explained its solution to an increase in the number of violations of economic order due to virtual currency trade.