02.07.2015 14:45

Moscow Exchange announces 50% fee reduction for certain options

As part of a promotional campaign, Moscow Exchange will reduce trading fees by 50% for the period 3 July to 31 December 2015 for options on equity futures of the following issuers: 

·       Gazprom

·       Rosneft

·       Sberbank (ords)

·       Lukoil

·       Surgutneftegas (ords)

·       Norilsk Nickel

·       Transneft

·       VTB Bank

"The long-term development of the options market is a key priority for us. In May, we abolished fees for ineffective trades in options, and now we are taking the step to reduce the cost of trading a number of options instruments. We expect that such measures will support the market and open up new vistas", said Kirill Pestov, Derivatives Market Managing Director.

 Currently, Moscow Exchange hosts trading in option contracts on indices, Russian equities, currency pairs and commodities.

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

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