Russian Stock Market Partially Reopens After 25 Days

The BBC reports:

The Moscow stock exchange has partially reopened after a nearly month-long suspension over the war in Ukraine. Only bonds issued by the Russian government can be traded as part of a phased re-opening of the market.

The exchange closed hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin sent thousands of troops into Ukraine on 24 February.

Andrei Braginsky, a spokesman for the Moscow Exchange, said he hoped that trading in stocks would be able to start again soon. “Technically everything is ready, and we are hoping this will resume in the near future,” he said.

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