MOEX announces increased volatility in December’s 2016 equity and bond indices report

In December, Moscow Exchange’s Indices reflected the positive trend on the Russian stock market. The MICEX Index was up 6.07% to 2,232.72 (from 2,104.91 on 30 November), while the dollar-denominated RTS Index rose 11.98% to 1,152.33 (from 1,029.05).

The dollar depreciated 7.19% against the rouble.

Volatility increased, with the Russian Volatility Index rising 11.97% to 26.47 (from 23.64).

Most of the key sectors made gains. The largest upturn was in Oil & gas, the sector index of which rose 8.46%.

Transport and Telecommunication climbed a respective 8.33% and 8.00%. The largest fall in chemicals is 1.09%.

The Blue Chip Index increased 6.85% to 14,736.86 (from 13,791.86).

The Second Tier Index appreciated 5.26% to 6,087.67 (from 5,783.19). The Broad Market Index gained 6.07% to 1,588.33 (from 1,497.49).

For more detailed information on MOEX’ equity and bond indices report, click here.

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