The stock market is trying to rise, but most blue chips are in the red

Russian indices showed a slight increase in the first minutes of Trading Thursday, playing off the dynamics of the evening session of the previous day, while blue chips are mostly in the red, despite the rise in oil prices to $65 per barrel.

The oil recovery has triggered a decline in U.S. production amid cold weather in Texas, and the effect is temporary. At the same time, the futures on the SP 500 in the morning decreased by 0.3%, Asian indices mainly in the red.

In the Russian market, meanwhile, the rally in the papers of the producers of alcoholic products continues: Beluga (28%), Abrau-Durso (7%). Beluga Group, whose shares have risen by more than 200% in 4 days, yesterday commented on the growth of investor activity in the official announcement, noting that there is no significant undisclosed information or events, including operating and financial results, as well as possible M-A-deals, which the company did not properly notify shareholders.

Among heavyweights, shares are down 0.35%, Gazprom is losing 0.8% and 0.5%. The rebound takes place in the papers of online retailer Ozon (2.5%) after yesterday's correction.

Gazprom Neft's shares are up 0.7 percent after the publication of the quarterly report, reporting a 2.9-fold rise in profits.

USD/RUB rose to 73.81 (0.14%). The FCA is rebounding after seven days of falling.

Leaders: Beluga (28%), Abrau-Durso (7%), Ozon (2.5%), (1.5%)

Outsiders: EnelRussia (-1.8%), ALROSA (-1.5%), FSK EES (-1.2%), Rosneft (-1%)