A record 1 500 delegates participated in the annual Exchange Forum in 2014. At the Forum, a cooperation agreement was signed between Moscow Exchange and KRX Korea Exchange.
Moscow Exchange hosted the 31st Annual World Federation of Exchanges/IOMA conference in Moscow.
Yandex shares were listed on Moscow Exchange. Shares are settled in Russian roubles.
The Central Bank sold a 11.7% stake in MOEX. The international offer was several times oversubscribed. About 100 institutional investors from Russia, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the U.S. participated in the transaction.
The underlying asset of the contract is volatility of the Russian market. The new futures contract will give investors an opportunity to hedge securities portfolios, positions in the futures on RTS and MICEX, work out arbitrage trading strategies, and also trade volatility directionally.
The Bank of Russia classified the NSD as a systemically important central depository, a systemically important settlement depository and systemically important repository, while the NCC Clearing Bank was classified as a systemically important central counterparty.
Moscow Exchange and the Bank of China agreed to jointly develop new products, including OTC derivatives, and to broaden the range of financial instruments denominated in RUB and CNY.
Moscow Exchange admitted 13 corporate Eurobonds to trading. By year-end 23 issues were listed.
Moscow Exchange held the London session of its annual Exchange Forum. A record 300 representatives from the London investment community gathered at the event.
Moscow Exchange and RCB MEDIA GROUP carried out a Russia-wide Annual Report Competition. About 150 companies participated in the competition.
Moscow Exchange offered new currency pairs British Pound-Russian Rouble and Hong Kong Dollar-Russian Rouble.
A record 6 800 investors participated in Moscow Exchange’s annual competition. They made trades for a total RUB 1.9 trln with average daily trading volume reaching RUB 3 bln.
This Annual Report features the consolidated performance of OJSC Moscow Exchange and its subsidiaries, including CJSC MICEX SE, CJSC National Settlement Depository, and Bank National Clearing Centre (hereinafter “Moscow Exchange”, or “the Group”).