Market Comment

Ukrainian equities drew some interest on Monday, Oct. 23. The WIG Ukraine Index of Warsaw-traded stocks rose 0.6%, led by sunflower oil maker Kernel (KER PW), which climbed 2.7%, or 7.8% in two sessions. In London, iron ore miner and pellet maker Ferrexpo (FXPO LN) improved 0.7%. The Ukrainian Exchange (UX) Index of Kyiv-traded stocks increased 0.8%, extending its hot streak to four sessions at a 2.4% gain.