MOEX index drops below 2,300 points for the first time since April 26

TASS Russian News Agency | May 12, 2022 at 4:38 PM

MOSCOW, May 12. /TASS/. The MOEX Index fell to 2,297.4 points (-3.76%) in the course of trading on the Moscow Exchange on Thursday, falling below the 2,300 points for the first time since April 26, 2022, as of 05:03 pm Moscow time.

By 05:03 pm Moscow time, the MOEX index slowed down the decline to 3.61% and reached 2,301.04 points. By the same time, the dollar-denominated RTS index added 1.14% and was at 1,136.7 points.

At the opening of trading, the MOEX index stood at 2,559.22 points (+0.08%). The RTS index grew by 0.26% up to 1,019.68 points.