Moscow Stock Exchange says trading 'suspended'

Moscow's Stock Exchange said Thursday it was "suspending" trading Thursday, hours after President Vladimir Putin announced the beginning of a special military operation in Ukraine.

A woman walks past the logo of the Tinkoff Bank headquarters in Moscow on March 6, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

"Trading on all markets has been suspended. A resumption will be announced later," it said in a statement on its website.