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Test access to Moscow Exchange markets

The Moscow Exchange test environment is available for Trade Participants, market data distributors, software vendors, HFT traders and Brokers who would like to develop and test their Front end systems.

Supported markets and protocols:

  • Equities (main sector)
    Native API (ASTS Bridge), FIX Transactional, Multicast FIX/FAST, MICEX Trade SE terminal.
  • FX
    Native API (ASTS Bridge), FIX Transactional, Multicast FIX/FAST, MICEX Trade Currency terminal.
  • Treasuries
    Native API (ASTS Bridge), Multicast FIX/FAST, MICEX Trade TI.
  • Derivatives
    Native API (PlazaII), FIX Transactional, Multicast FIX/FAST, FORTS Terminal.
  • Equities, Standard sector
    Native API (PlazaII), FIX Transactional, Multicast FIX/FAST, RTS Workstation.
  • Equities, Classica sector
    Native API (PlazaI), RTSPlaza terminal.


Network connectivity is possible over the Internet (PPTP VPN channel) or through a dedicated network channel organized by one of our certified providers. For systems using Multicast FIX/FAST and connected through a dedicated network, please discuss test connectivity configuration with Moscow Exchange representatives in order to avoid any negative impact on your production system.

To access the test environments please fill in a request form.

Please note: before connecting to the live environment all client front end systems must pass certification procedure at the Exchange.

Test access is provided free of charge. 

Test trading hours (UTC+3 time zone):

Derivatives market

06.00 – 10.59 — morning session
11.00 – 13.45 — main session
12.00 – 12.04 — intermediate clearing
13.45 – 14.15 — clearing
14.15 – 23.50 — evening session

Securities and FX markets

6:30 – 6:50 — Server restart
7:00 —Trading start
16:00 – 16:20 — Settlement session on FX market
16:00 — Start of settlement on securities market
16:30 —  End of trading on securities market
17:30  — End of settlement on securities market, trading continues
Notes: Trades concluded after the settlement procedure will be reset upon morning restart. After 18:00 systems may be restarted for service with no prior notice.

 Access solutions: