RUSSIA DAYBOOK: Gazprom, Rosneft, Sistema, Polymetal Earnings
OAO Gazprom reports 2010 earnings. OAO Rosneft reports first-quarter earnings. AFK Sistema reports 2010 earnings. OAO Polymetal reports 2010 earnings. OAO Severstal reports first-quarter production.
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WHAT TO WATCH: *The World Health Organization holds its first global ministerial conference on healthy lifestyles and noncommunicable disease control in Moscow. *The central bank reports weekly currency reserves after 10 a.m. *Prime Minister Vladimir Putin chairs government meeting in Moscow at 1 p.m. *President Dmitry Medvedev meets with members of the dominant United Russia party at 1 p.m. near Moscow.
EQUITY MOVERS: *Gazprom reports 2010 earnings after 9 a.m. *Rosneft reports first-quarter earnings after 10 a.m. *Severstal reports first-quarter production after 10 a.m. *Polymetal reports 2010 earnings after 10 a.m. *OAO Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant (CHZN) reports 2010 earnings after 10 a.m. *OAO Pharmstandard reports 2010 earnings after 10 a.m. *Sistema reports 2010 earnings after 12 p.m. *OAO Sollers reports 2010 earnings after 12 p.m. *OAO Transcontainer reports 2010 earnings after 5 p.m.
MARKETS: *The Micex Index (INDEXCF) declined 1.2 percent to 1,744.95. *The dollar-denominated RTS Index (RTSI$) fell 0.8 percent to 2,017.64. *Russia’s benchmark 2018 ruble Eurobond rose, with the yield falling 7 basis points to 6.629 percent. *The ruble strengthened 0.3 percent to 27.7145 per dollar and 0.1 percent to 40.6201 per euro. *The Emerging Markets Index rose 0.4 percent to 1,206.92 at 9:05 a.m. *Crude for June delivery rose 0.6 percent to $113.41 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 9:05 a.m. *Brent crude gained 0.5 percent at $125.69 at 8:56 a.m. *Gold for immediate delivery rose 0.2 percent to $1,530.68 at 9:06 a.m.
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