The stock market of the Russian Federation ended trading with the growth of the Moscow Exchange and RTS indices despite the sagging oil. The leaders in growth were securities of the financial sector and Gazprom (MCX:GAZP) (+2.6%), as well as shares of developers.
In Asia, the positive dynamics of stock indices prevailed on Thursday (the Japanese Nikkei 225 rose by 0.1%, the South Korean Kospi fell by 1.2%, the Chinese Shanghai Composite rose by 1.6%, the Hong Kong Hang Seng added 1.3%), sagged Europe (indices CAC40, FTSE, DAX lost 0.3-1.1%), but the States grew (indices added 0.4-0.7%).
In the oil market by Thursday evening, prices continued to decline on fears that the tightening of monetary policy by the central banks of the world could trigger a recession in the global economy.
The Moscow Exchange Index increased by 1.31% and as of 18:50 Moscow time amounted to 2404.54 points.
The RTS index rose by 0.93% to 1416.41 points.