The RBC-Composite stock index was at 33.7815 points as of 6:00 p.m., whichis 0.25% lower than the opening level of September 3, 2002. The index iscalculated on the basis of trading data coming online from MICEX, theMoscow Stock Exchange and the Russian Trading System from 11:00 a.m. until6:00 p.m. .
Experts believe that the rate of the Russian ruble may collapse again just like it happened during the crisis in 2014. In turn, Russian companies may deal with the shortage of currency to pay their debts
Austria does not intend to expel Russian diplomats because of the spy scandal