Press releases | Archive 2005
RBC awarded by the Expert Rating Agency for success on the stock marketRBC awarded by the Expert Rating Agency for success on the stock market
The main objective of the Expert-200/400 rating is to distinguish Russia's largest companies and, based on their performance, analyze the role of the large business in the country's economic development, its structure and the main on-going trends. Today, Expert-200/400 is the most representative list of top Russian companies. Since the launch a decade ago, the rating has gained recognition both in Russia and abroad.
Expert-200/400 includes 200 Russian companies whose liquidity meets Expert's criteria and ranks them in five categories from 'A' to 'E' in the descending order. Their market capitalization was taken as of September 1, 2005. RBC was assigned liquidity category 'A' (high liquidity). RBC was the only company out of ten that participated in the rating and belonged to the 'Information Technologies' sector to be included in the Capitalization-200 rating. Its market capitalization reached USD740.8m as of November 21, 2005.