RTS Index


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RTS Index

An index tracking stocks that trade on the RTS, an electronic stock market in Russia. It was established in 1995 and is calculated in real time.
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During Tuesday's trading, the Chinese Shanghai composite index plunged 3.35 percent, Japan's Nikkei closed almost 5 percent down, key Western European indices fell almost 2 percent; Russia's dollar-denominated RTS index was down 1.82 percent.
The RTS Index lost 0.9%, closing at 1,138 and RUB deteriorated towards 62 versus USD.
The dollar-denominated RTS index was flat while the rouble-based MICEX rose 0.5 percent.
Futures on the dollar-denominated RTS index dropped 0.8 percent after climbing as much as 1.9 percent.
However, the ruble fall led to a 3.7% decline by the dollar-denominated RTS Index to 1245 points.
The losses have been a particularly harsh blow in the wake of a 180 per cent rise in the RTS index in the first nine months of 1997.
The RTS Index slid 0.8% while RUB stood nearly unchanged versus USD.
The rouble-traded MICEX dropped 2.6 percent in early trading and was down 2.0 percent at 1,445.30 points at 0750 GMT; the dollar-traded RTS index was down 3.3 percent at 1,305.76 points.
Given the fact that the earlier traditional inverse relationship with the RTS index S & P500 has long been broken, expect the possibility of predicting the behavior of the Russian market is extremely difficult.
Summary: LSREe's GDRs have surged 50% YTD, outperforming the RTS index 16% and reaching a solid valuation of 0.8x P/NAV.
The dollar-denominated RTS index rose more than 1 percent immediately after Russian news agencies reported Putin's move, citing his official spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
In the Russian market growth timbre supported only the RTS index, which is understandable against the background a bit to sink the dollar in the last few days.