09.06.2014 11:00

Moscow Exchange is to join the FIX Trading Community as a new Global Premier member

London, 09 June 2014 — Moscow Exchange (MOEX) is delighted to join the FIX Trading Community as a new Global Premier member.

MOEX manages the sole exchange platform in Russia for equities, bonds, derivatives, FX, money market instruments and commodities. As the heart of Russia's financial infrastructure and the main marketplace for Russian assets and issuers, the Exchange provides Russian and foreign investors with safe and effective access to the Russian market.

MOEX offers accessible trading technology coupled with robust clearing and settlement infrastructure, and continues to introduce new technologies and services to improve reliability and security and bring the market into line with peers among global top-tier bourses. The Exchange aims to be competitive internationally by improving the efficiency of market infrastructure and offering an expanded product range and ever-deeper liquidity.

The Exchange strives to build open, trust-based relations with all counterparties, which include global investment banks, international brokerages, leading financial corporations and private traders. The presence of all categories of market participants, coupled with a broad product range, means that the Exchange can continue to develop its markets and contribute to Russia's further financial and economic growth.

Bernie Simon, Member Relations Manager of the FIX Trading Community in London, said: "We welcome Moscow Exchange as new Global Premier member and look forward to its active involvement in the Community's working groups and committees".

Tom O'Brien, Head of International Sales at MOEX, said: "The Moscow Exchange is honoured to be a Global Premier Member of the FIX Trading Community. We see the use of the FIX protocol as a cornerstone of our efforts to reach out to the global trading community across all our asset classes".

About FIX Trading Community

FIX Trading Community is the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global electronic trading. The organization is independent and neutral, dedicated to addressing real business and regulatory issues impacting multi-asset trading in global markets through standardization, delivering operational efficiency, increased transparency, and reduced costs and risks for all market participants. Central to FIX Trading Community's work is the continuous development and promotion of the FIX family of standards, including the core FIX Protocol messaging language. FIX has revolutionized the trading environment and has successfully become the way the world trades electronically. Visit www.fixtradingcommunity.org for more information.

About Moscow Exchange

Moscow Exchange Group manages the sole multifunctional exchange platform in Russia for equities, bonds, derivative instruments, currencies, money market instruments and commodities. The Group includes the central depository (National Settlement Depository), and a clearing centre (National Clearing Centre), performing the functions of central counterparty on the markets, which allows Moscow Exchange to render the full spectrum of trading and post-trading services to its clients. Securities of over 710 issuers are admitted to trading on the equities market of Moscow Exchange, including securities of the largest Russian companies by market capitalization. Visit www.moex.com for more information.


Moscow Exchange FIX Trading Community
Nikita Bekasov
Tel: +7 495 363 3232, ext 25124
Tim Healy
Tel: + 44 (0) 203 440 5954
Peter Morley
447 927 186 645
Bernie Simon
Tel: + 44 (0) 203 440 5954

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