Moscow
02 August 2017
Reporter: Jenna Lomax

NSD’s securities under custody climb


The value of NSD’s securities under custody reached RUB 35.3 trillion (USD 587.96 billion) in Q2 2017, increasing 10 percent year over year.

The Russian settlement depository held assets under custody valued at RUB 32.2 trillion (USD 536.32 billion) in Q2 2016.

Some 5,512 corporate actions involving Russian securities were conducted in Q2 2017. This figure was 5 percent more than Q2 2016, when 5,256 actions were overseen.

Internationally, 3,762 corporate actions were conducted in Q2 2017, an 81 percent increase over Q2 2016’s 2,073.

Elsewhere, the value of repo transactions that the Federal Treasury performed using the NSD collateral management system reached RUB 10.2 trillion (USD 169.9 billion) in Q2 2017. This activity was up 7 percent on the same period in 2016.

The number of transactions also stood at 580—13 percent higher than in Q2 2016.

In Q2 2017, the value of repo transactions with the Bank of Russia performed using the NSD collateral management system stood at RUB 208 billion (USD 3.46 billion).

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