The New York Stock Exchange on the 17th saw a sharp drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, exceeding the maximum of $ 600, as investors became more risk-averse due to concerns about the situation in Ukraine and sell orders swelled. rice field.

The New York stock market on the 17th is a willingness to avoid risks among investors as US President Joe Biden said that Russia's possible military invasion of Ukraine "I think it will happen in the next few days" Has strengthened and sell orders have swelled.

As a result, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell sharply by more than $ 600, and the closing price was $ 34,312,3 cents, which was $ 622,24 cents lower than the previous day, the largest drop in the closing price.

The Nasdaq stock index, which has many IT-related stocks, also fell sharply by 2.8%.

Market officials said, "In order to avoid risks for the time being, there is a movement to sell stocks and transfer funds to safe assets such as buying US government bonds and gold, which has led to a decline in stock prices. For the time being, the market is paying attention to the whereabouts of the situation in Ukraine. "