Market Comment

Ukrainian equities were across the board on Monday, Sept. 26. The WIG Ukraine Index of Warsaw-traded stocks rose 0.1%, or 2.8% in three straight positive sessions. The gains were led by sugar producer Astarta (AST PW), which increased 1.5%. Farmer Agroton (AGT PW) plunged 6.6%, or 8.7% in two sessions. In London, iron ore miner and pellet maker Ferrexpo (FXPO LN) slid 5.5%. Egg producer Avangardco (AVGR LI) skyrocketed 56.3%, or 70.5% in two sessions. The Ukrainian Exchange (UX) Index of Kyiv-traded stocks improved 1.9%, or 3.5% in two sessions. The gains were led by oil producer Ukrnafta (UNAF UK), which surged 9.4%, or 22.4% in two sessions.