OREANDA-NEWS. Shares of Yandex at the opening of the Moscow Exchange went up by 5.5%, up to 2 thousand 838 rubles per share, according to trading data at 11:10 Moscow time. At the same time, the maximum growth of shares amounted to 6.66%, up to 2 thousand 869 rubles per paper. At 11:17 Moscow time, the company's paper traded at 2 thousand 789 rubles (+ 3.7%). Thus, the shares of the company updated their historical maximum.

The growth of shares occurred on the news that the candidate for the post of Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin during a meeting with the parliamentary faction of the Communists promised support for Yandex. This was announced in his Telegram channel by the Secretary of the Communist Party Central Committee Sergei Obukhov. “Praised Yandex and promises him support”, wrote Obukhov.

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree that entrusted the temporary execution of the duties of the Prime Minister with Medvedev. He also introduced to the State Duma the candidacy of the head of the Federal Tax Service, Mikhail Mishustin, for the post of Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. The State Duma will consider Mishustin’s candidacy on Thursday, before the plenary meeting the head of the Federal Tax Service meets in turn with all four fractions of the State Duma.