The Russian stock market showed a record drop since the beginning of the pandemic

As a result, a serious drop in the share price also affected the outflow of investors. At the same time, during trading, the stock market index fell by 7.59%, to 3,314.66 points. All these companies lost an average of 10-15% of their value. Such data are given on the Moscow Exchange. Thus, a sharp drop in the value of shares occurred in companies such as “Gazprom&# 8221;, “Sberbank”, “Rusal”, AFK “Sistema”, “Nornickel”, “Novatek”, VTB , “Rosneft”. The Moscow Exchange Index fell by 5.5%, while the RTS Index lost 7.59%. Источник And, according to RBC, the Moscow Exchange index fell below 5% and even traded at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, on April 15, 2020. It is noted that such a sharp drop was influenced by geopolitical tensions against the backdrop of the Ukrainian issue. 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. The last time the index fell below 3400 points was in February-March last year. At the same time, the RTS dollar index fell by 6.38% (1380.91 point). As a result, a serious drop in the price of the stock also affected the outflow of investors. Earlier, Topnews wrote that in March 2020 At the start of the pandemic, US stock markets also experienced their biggest crash in 30 years.