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• In the US, a $ 1.9 trillion anti-crisis stimulus package. passed both houses of Congress, and will be signed by President Biden today. Vedomosti …

As the event was expected, there was no reaction from Wall Street traders to it. Moreover, at the moment, futures on the Nasdaq index are falling at premarket on Friday to 2%. The leaders of the decline were the profit-sensitive shares of Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Netflix Inc, Alphabet Inc, the parent company of Google, Telsa Inc and Microsoft Corp, which fell 1.7% – 4.4% in the premarket. The yield on benchmark US 10-year bonds rose again above 1.60% on Friday, approaching annual highs reached last week. Market participants were absorbed by fears about inflation growth.

Technically: Russian stock indices RTS and IMOEX are at their strong resistance levels at 1500 and 3500 respectively.

It is unlikely to see growth on the basis of trading on Friday, both in Russia and in Western markets. Recommended tactics: long-term – hold positions, buy OFZs and dividend stocks; medium-term – wait-and-see in the cache (out of market); short-term – from sales of futures on the RTS index in the afternoon.

• The Central Bank of Belarus has kept the interest rate at 7.75% today, despite the rise in inflation to 8.7% in March. Reuters …
• Oil countries benefit from low oil prices (Akhmet Yamani) – Vedomosti …
• On March 12, the final price of the bonds (pre-convertible IPO bonds), placed by Telegram Group Inc., will be determined. The demand is 3-4 times higher than the supply. The volume of placement is $ 1 billion. The cost of one bond is $ 500,000, the minimum lot is $ 50 million. If Telegram has an IPO, bond holders will be able to convert them into shares with a discount of 10% to 20% to the placement price. Details: Vedomosti …
• Until now, there were only four people on Earth, whose fortune Forbes estimates at over $ 100 billion – Americans Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Bill Gates, as well as Frenchman Bernard Arnault. According to Bloomberg, this club also includes American Mark Zuckerberg. Now Warren Buffett has joined them. Although Buffett has long been included in the ratings of the richest people on the planet (in 2008 he even topped the Forbes list), until now his fortune did not reach $ 100 billion. The BBC explains this by Buffett’s active charity – since 2006 he donated Berkshire shares to charity. Hathaway worth more than $ 37 billion. If these shares were still owned by Buffett, his fortune today would exceed $ 192 billion. Vedomosti …

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