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MOSCOW, 7 Aug. /TASS/. Shares of “Rosneft” in the beginning of trading on Masuria rose 1.6%, to 426 roubles per share, according to the auction.

While the company’s stock reached historical high, which was previously set at January 2017 at around 425,7 of the ruble.

According to published Tuesday’s data, the net profit of Rosneft under international financial reporting standards for the first half of 2018 grew by 4.1 times – up to 309 billion roubles.

The financial report of “Rosneft” was even better than expected. “This is a significant increase of the shares of that company Favorit market. Also now there are expectations for growth in the company’s dividend,” commented the dynamics of prices of shares of “Rosneft” Director of the analytical Department of “Alpari” Alexander Razuvaev.

“Investors are pleased with these results. While there is potential for further growth,” adds senior analyst at WMT Consult Olga Orlova .