Today, Moscow Exchange is the main liquidity and price discovery centre for Russian instruments. Moscow Exchange hosts trading in equities, bonds, derivatives, currencies, money market instruments and commodities. The Group also includes Russia’s central securities depository “the National Settlement Depository” and the National Clearing Centre, which performs the function of central counterparty.
Moscow Exchange ranks among the world’s top 20 exchanges by total capitalisation of shares traded, and also among the 10 largest exchange platforms for bonds and derivatives trading.
Securities of over 700 issuers are admitted to trading on the equity and bond markets of Moscow Exchange. The Exchange is also a leader in driving modernisation of Russia’s financial markets infrastructure and promoting Moscow as an international financial centre.
Moscow Exchange’s RTS and MICEX indices are the major benchmarks for the Russian stock market and are widely used by portfolio managers to develop investment strategies. The Exchange is continually working to expand its range of indices and improve product support and refine the rules governing market data usage for all types of clients.
Moscow Exchange went public in February 2013 and is traded on its own trading platform under the ticker “MOEX”.