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Russian Stocks Plummet in London With Moscow Exchange Shut

  • Sberbank depositary receipts fall 74%, Gazprom tumbles 53%
  • Trading of U.S.-listed Russian shares such as Yandex halted
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As Russia canceled trading of stocks in Moscow on Monday, London-listed shares of Russian companies cratered after harsher sanctions were imposed on the country following its invasion of Ukraine.

Depositary receipts for Russia’s biggest lender Sberbank of Russia PJSC sank 74%, the most on record, while retailer Magnit PJSC slid 80%. Gas giant Gazprom PJSC dropped 53%.