From 10:15 Moscow Exchange announced a discrete auction for the shares of a Russian company. The end of the discrete auction is scheduled for 10:45.
According to Interfax, the main reason for the decrease in the value of shares was the dividend cut-off, taking into account settlements on the stock exchange under the T+2 scheme. At the end of September, the company's shareholders approved the payment of record dividends in the amount of 51.03 rubles per share. The company intends to pay out more than 1.2 trillion rubles, which is half of the company's net profit.
Shares of "Gazprom" fell and last week. Experts noted that the reason for the decline in the value of shares was the damage to the Nord Stream gas pipeline.