Indices of Asian stock exchanges continue to decline

the Main index of the Hong Kong stock exchange fell by nearly 4%. Also drop the indices of the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges. Investors continue to fear the economic repercussions of the spread of coronavirus.

the Shanghai stock exchange Index fell by 3.39% and Shenzhen fell 2.1%. Index Hong Kong stock exchange also was trading in the red, according to RIA Novosti.

the Day before stock exchanges of Asia in the course of trading have demonstrated mostly a positive dynamics on the background of statements of the US authorities on new measures to support the economy. But by the end of trading fears for the prospects of the world economy prevailed, according to RIA Novosti.

the Auctions in Russia on Wednesday ended with a marked decrease. Index Masuri at the end of the day lost five percent. Almost 11% went negative RTS index.

On the currency of the session, the ruble has also lost ground. As a result, the dollar has stayed near the upper limit set by the Central Bank of the price range. At the close of the unit of American currency offered 80 rubles 87 kopecks. Euro exceeded the mark of 88 rubles. Such indicators of the market not seen since the winter of 2016. Quotations decreased on the background of another collapse in commodity markets.

In the United States next week, the new York stock exchange moves to electronic format. To prevent the spread of coronavirus, it is the first time in the history of closed halls without stopping trading. Markets will operate on a normal schedule, reports channel “Russia 24”.