Russian bourse suspends trading

October 8th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS  

Moscow, Oct 8 (Xinhua) The Russian stock market suspended trading Wednesday morning as stocks plunged more than 10 percent. The Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MICEX) suspended trading until Friday as MICEX index dropped over 10 percent.

The Russian Trading System (RTS) suspended trading for an hour at 0705 GMT as the RTS index plunged below 800 points.

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