The Russian billionaires for a day has lost more than $12 billion – the media

Российские миллиардеры за день потеряли более $12 млрд - СМИ

Because of new U.S. sanctions, investors began to sell off Russian assets, fell the ruble and the RTS index. The state of the richest Russians on 9 April declined by almost $12 billion.

The state of the richest Russians during the day Monday, April 9, declined by nearly $12 billion against the background of falling of the Russian stock market. About it writes the magazine Forbes.

According to media reports, because of new U.S. sanctions, investors have started to sell assets in Russia, the ruble fell, and the index of the Russian trading system.

During the day, the status of the businessman Oleg Deripaska, 23 rooms in the list of Russian Forbes, was reduced by $1.3 billion of Its holding, RUSAL is facing the threat of technical default, the quotations of the manufacturer of aluminium on the Hong Kong stock exchange fell by more than 50%.

The same amount of money lost partner Deripaska, the main shareholder of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin, who under the restrictions of the U.S. Treasury Department were not included.

The loss of another person involved in the sanctions list are Viktor Vekselberg, who owns a 26.5% stake in RUSAL, was about $1 billion.

Also, according to the publication, a major financial loss due to the collapse of the market suffered Suleiman Kerimov and Leonid Mikhelson and Alexey Mordashov and Russia’s richest man according to Forbes, Vladimir Lisin.

We will remind, on April 6, the United States imposed sanctions against 38 Russian businessmen, officials and companies.

In Russia promise to “save” their companyit of U.S. sanctions. In particular, Russian companies that will refuse to work with fall under the restrictions the companies will apply penalties.


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