On Wednesday, July 21, oil prices went up actively in the morning, followed, of course, by the Russian stock indices on the Moscow Exchange: the Moscow Exchange index grew by 0.45% – to 3720.94 points, the RTS index – by 0.47% – up to 1574.64. In the future, growth only continued on the positive news from world stock exchanges. The previous three trading sessions on July 16, Friday, and July 19-20 ended with the following indicators: Moscow Exchange: July 16 – 3770.15 (-29.82 / -0.78%); July 19 – 3693.42 (-76.73 / -2.04%); July 20 – 3704.40 (+10.98 / + 0.30%). RTS: July 16 – 1603.10 (-8.98 / -0.56%); July 19 – 1559.40 (-43.70 / -2.73%); July 20 – 1567.28 (+7.88 / + 0.51%). The stock exchange indices on July 21 were: • Moscow Exchange – 3722.96 (+18.56 / + 0.50%); • RTS – 1,586.12 (+18.84 / + 1.20%). The position among blue chips (we cite changes of at least 0.500% – an exception for the Moscow Exchange itself, we also start from this indicator when tracking situations day by day) – 8 (out of 13) companies that crossed the threshold of +/- 0.500% (in Tuesday – 9): • Aeroflot – a fall of 0.678%, yesterday there was an increase of 2.508%; • VTB – growth by 1.489%, for 2 consecutive sessions – by 1.926%; • Gazprom – growth by 1.353%, for 2 sessions – by 1.364%; • Lukoil – growth by 1.844%, for 2 sessions – by 2.718%; • RBC-TV – growth by 1.120%, in the previous 2 sessions the company’s shares fell by 1.275%; • Rosneft – growth by 1.351%, in the previous 2 sessions the company’s shares fell by 3.034%; • Surgutneftegaz – growth by 0.571%, over the previous 7 sessions the company’s shares fell by 9.098%; • Tatneft – growth by 2.216%, in the previous 2 sessions the company’s shares fell by 8.005%. Among other companies – 13 out of 22 in control (on Tuesday – 11): • Yandex – growth by 0.536%, in the previous 2 sessions the company’s shares fell by 1.582%; • Alrosa – growth by 0.996%; • “Detsky Mir” – a drop of 0.699%; • InterRAO – a decline of 0.806%; • M.Video – growth by 1.049%, over the previous 2 sessions the company’s shares fell by 1.760%; • “Magnit” – growth by 0.678%, in the previous 2 sessions the company’s shares fell by 3.484%; • Mechel – growth by 0.567%, for 2 consecutive sessions – by 4.306%; • MMK – growth by 1.555%, for 2 sessions – by 2.294%; • Novatek – growth by 1.370%, for 2 sessions – by 1.515%; • OrgSintez – a fall by 1.646%, in the previous 2 sessions the company’s shares rose by 4.847%; • Raspadskaya – growth by 0.948%, in the previous 2 sessions the company’s shares fell by 2.083%; • Rosseti – growth by 2.322%, over the previous 7 sessions the company’s shares fell by 6.904%; • RusHydro – growth by 3,000%, for 2 sessions – by 3.064%. On Wednesday, July 21, shares of the Moscow Exchange fell by 0.329%, yesterday there was an increase of 1.672%. In total, 21 companies out of 35 in consideration passed the threshold of “+/- 0.500%” (20 on Tuesday). The sum of changes in the percentage of shares of all 35 companies: an increase of 20.382%, for 2 sessions in a row the shares rose by 27.919%. The blue chips have the sum of their changes today: an increase of 9.598%, for 2 consecutive sessions the group’s shares rose 12.052%. The “other companies”: growth by 10.784%, for 2 sessions in a row the group’s shares rose by 15.867%. Source: GuruTrade