The Moscow Exchange Index fell 3.58 percent for the first time since April 15, 2020
The Moscow Exchange Index survived worst drop in a year and a half. The index dropped to 3872.77 points (minus 3.58 percent). The last time the fall by the end of the day exceeded 3.48 percent on April 15, 2020 (then the index fell immediately by 5.27 percent). The RTS index also dropped significantly, losing 5.55 percent at once (amounted to 1628.10 points).
All 15 blue chips ended the day in the red. The largest drop was shown by Yandex (minus 7.12 percent, to 5444 rubles per share), TCS Group (minus 6.55 percent, to 6629.4 rubles) and Polyus (minus 5.43 percent, to 14,940, 5 rubles).
The exchange rate of the ruble has also fallen in price. For the dollar they gave 74.89 rubles (plus 1.41 rubles), for the euro – 84.24 rubles (plus 1.3 rubles). Bitcoin traded at $ 58,156.4 per coin (plus 1.32 percent).