MOEX releases strong Russian equity and bond indices volumes in July

Right after releasing its monthly trading volumes report, Moscow Exchange (MOEX) announced Russian equity and bond indices for the month of July 2017.

The highlights are:

  • In July, Moscow Exchange’s Indices reflected the positive trend on the Russian stock market. The MICEX Index was up 2.13% to 1,919.53 (from 1,879.50 on 30 June), while the dollar-denominated RTS Index rose 0.62% to 1,007.14 (from 1,000.96).
  • The dollar appreciated 0.78% against the rouble.
  • Volatility increased, with the Russian Volatility Index rising 0.40% to 22.64 (from 22.55).
  • The most of the key sectors made gains.
  • The largest upturn was in Chemicals, the sector index of which rose 6.71%.
  • Metals and Mining and Transport climbed a respective 5.93% and 3.90%. The largest fell in Industrials is 3.58%.
  • The Blue Chip Index increased 1.63% to 12,345.46 (from 12,146.89).
  • The Second Tier Index appreciated 1.86% to 6,652.52 (from 6,530.82). The Broad Market Index rose 2.17% to 1,372.65 (from 1,343.48).

The complete report can be seen here.

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