22.06.2017 19:00

Moscow Exchange and Kazakhstan Stock Exchange sign Memorandum of Understanding

On 20 June 2017, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange and Moscow Exchange signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on working together to promote exchange markets in Russia and Kazakhstan.

The MoU was signed by Alina Aldambergen, CEO of Kazakhstan Stock Exchange, and Alexander Afanasiev, CEO of Moscow Exchange, during a visit to Moscow by a Kazakhstan Stock Exchange delegation.

The MoU outlines the parties" commitment to facilitating mutual access to their markets for professional participants; information exchange and distribution in respect of markets, financial instruments and issuers, as well as innovations in financial technologies and instruments; and the parties" plans to streamline their IT infrastructure and implement international best practices in trading and pre- and post-trade services.

Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) is the leading trading venue in the Asia-Pacific Region and the only exchange in Kazakhstan operating on the financial market. It is a multi-asset marketplace with a product offering including repo instruments, foreign currencies, government and corporate securities, international bonds and derivatives.

Moscow Exchange Group manages Russia's main exchange platform for equities, bonds, derivatives, currencies, money market instruments and commodities. The Group includes Russia's central securities depository (National Settlement Depository) and a clearing centre (Bank "National Clearing Centre") that performs the functions of central counterparty on all markets, allowing Moscow Exchange to offer its customers the full spectrum of trading and post-trade services.

For further information, please contact the Public Relations Department at (495) 363-3232.

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