Along with the geopolitical events that include Russia and Ukraine, it has been a turbulent month for financial markets. Without any further ado, let's take a look at the changes in the charts.
Following heavy sanctions from countries all over the world, the Russian stock market crashed. Trading of Russian related equities was stopped on most exchanges. Before trading stopped on the Moscow Exchange on February 25th, the MOEX
index was down 48% (in USD) year-over-year. Abroad, trading continued a bit longer. Before trading stopped for the NYSE: ERUS (iShares MSCI Russia)
on March 3rd, the ETF was down 84% from its high.