Russian stock market falls after announcement of mobilization


September 21, Fineko/ The Russian stock market immediately fell by 10%.

ABC.AZ reports that the Russian stock market reacted to Vladimir Putin's announcement of partial military mobilization in the country.

The Moscow Stock Exchange index fell more than by 200 points and at a minimum was 2,002.73 points, which is 9.6% lower than the value at yesterday's close. The RTS index fell more than by 100 points, or 11.8%, to a low of 1,017.86 points.

At such low levels, the market is trading for the first time since 24 February.