The Micex Index (INDEXCF)
declined 2.2 percent to 1,462.82 by the close in Moscow,the biggest one-day loss since Nov. 13 and the most among 21 emerging markets tracked by Bloomberg.
The dollar- denominated RTS Index (RTSI$)
fell 2.8 percent to 1,494.30. VTB Group (VTBR)
’s second-biggest lender, slumped 5.3 percent. OAO Sberbank (SBER)
, the nation’s largest lender with a 14 percent weighting on the Micex, retreated 3.8 percent.