September 26, 2012 / 6:21 AM / 5 years ago

Russian markets - Factors to Watch on Sept 26

MOSCOW, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Here are events and news stories that could move
Russian markets on Wednesday.
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    STOCKS CALL (Contributions to moscow.newsroom@reuters.com):
    Troika Dialog: "Globally, most of the concerns have to do with growth and
whether the stimulus measures will be enough to add momentum... Asian stocks are
weaker today on the same concerns... We are opening our prices this morning down
1.5 percent."
    Alfa-Bank: "Overnight the euro dropped to below 1.29 against the dollar and
oil lost more than $2/bbl, suggesting a weak start into today's trading session.
Asian markets are heading south this morning."        
    
    EVENTS (All times GMT):
    MOSCOW - Reuters Russia Investment Summit.
    MOSCOW - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich speaks at the
Federation Council upper house of parliament and attends a government commission
on grain and food.
    MOSCOW - Russian weekly inflation.           
    
    IN THE PAPERS :
    Kommersant reports that Russian oil company Surgutneftegaz plans
to exit from the Junin 6 oil block development project in Venezuela's Orinoco
belt, with its share likely going to its Russian joint-venture partners -
Rosneft, LUKOIL, TNK-BP and Gazpromneft.
    Trading house Gunvor, co-owned by Gennady Timchenko, plans to return to the
electricity trading market and already applied for a licence in Bulgaria,
Vedomosti writes. 
    
    
    TOP STORIES IN RUSSIA AND THE CIS :
 RUSSIA SUMMIT:
 Russia will not restrict grain exports - Deputy PM     
 Medvedev govt to rule on BP's sale of TNK-BP           
 RUSAL sees refinancing deal within six months          
 Nord Gold sees High River Gold offer "soon"            
 Russia may soon open up big untapped gold deposits     
 Russian media magnate Lebedev fears prison             
   
 COMPANIES/MARKETS:
 Sistema may raise more than $1 bln for potential deals 
 Mail.Ru shareholder sells stake for $400 mln           
 Mechel says may sell mining division                   
 Russia's rouble rises on higher oil, shares mixed      
 Lending boom makes Russian banks vulnerable to shocks  
 Sberbank may extend term of $1 bln Belaruskali loan    
 Truckmaker Kamaz reaps rewards from efficiency drive   
 RLPC-TNK-BP signs $675 mln loan - bankers              
  
 ECONOMY/POLITICS: 
 Russian lawmakers call for jail for "blasphemous acts" 
 Eurogroup's Juncker, Russia's Putin put faith in euro  
 Russia praises Belarus vote, rejects OSCE criticism    
  
 ENERGY: 
 Russia to boost Oct Black Sea oil exports              
 Iraq cabinet approves 3 oil and gas deals              
 Turkey to begin Russia gas contract talks in new year  
 
  
 MARKETS CLOSE/LATEST:
 RTS                             1,503.2   -0.52 pct
 MSCI Russia               812.4   +0.11 pct
 MSCI Emerging Markets           994.2   -0.77 pct
    
 Russia 2030-year Eurobond yield: 3.073/3.036 pct
 EMBI+ Russia 188 basis points over
    
 Rouble/dollar   31.1600
 Rouble/euro     40.2300
    
 NYMEX crude        $90.79   -$0.58
 ICE Brent crude  $109.78   -$0.67
    
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 (Compiled by Maria Kiselyova)

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