Gazprom, Rosneft, Severstal: Russian Equity Market Preview

The following companies may be active in Russian trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are from the previous close of trading in Moscow.

The 30-stock Micex Index (INDEXCF) declined 1.2 percent to 1,744.95.

OAO Gazprom (GAZP RX): The world’s biggest gas producer reports 2010 financial results. Gazprom declined 0.3 percent to 231.79 rubles.

OAO Rosneft (ROSN RX): Rosneft reports first-quarter financial results. Russia’s biggest oil producer declined 2 percent to 242.79 rubles.

OAO Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant (CHZN) : Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant reports 2010 financial results. The metals producer slid 1.1 percent to 136.30 rubles.

OAO Severstal (CHMF RX): Severstal releases first-quarter production results. Russia’s largest steelmaker fell 2.4 percent to 514.90 rubles.

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