Russian stocks drop some 8 pct at closing on Thursday

Russian stock indices declined dramatically on Thursday as local markets followed a decline on international trading floors over worries about the economic future of the United States. As of 18:45 Moscow time, Russia’s dollar-denominated RTS stock exchange fell 8.61 percent to 1,387.86 and the ruble-denominated MICEX index dropped 7.82 percent to 1,389.43. On Wednesday, the […]