As a result, a sharp drop in the share price also affected the flight of investors.
Today's trading on the Russian stock exchange ended with a record drop in recent times for major indices, which was the largest since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. This data is given on the Moscow Stock Exchange.
The Moscow Stock Exchange index fell by 5.5%, while the RTS index lost 7.59%. At the same time, during the session, the stock market index fell by 7.59%, to 3,314.66 points.
The last time the index fell below 3,400 points was in February-March of last year. And, according to RBC, the Moscow Stock Exchange index fell below 5% and even traded at the start of the coronavirus pandemic on April 15, 2020.
At the same time, the RTS dollar index fell from 6.38. % (1380.91 points).
We note that such a sharp drop was influenced by geopolitical tensions on the background of the Ukrainian file.
Thus, a sharp drop share value occurred in such companies as "Gazprom", "Sberbank", "Rusal", "AFK "Sistema", "Nornickel" ;, “Novatek”, VTB , “Rosneft”. All of these companies lost an average of 10-15% of their value.
As a result, a sharp drop in the share price also affected investor flight.
Earlier, Topnews wrote that in March 2020 At the start of the pandemic, the US stock markets also experienced their biggest crash in 30 years.
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