"The National Depository Center" (Closed Joint Stock Company) (NDC), Russia's only settlement depository servicing the full range of debt and equity securities of Russian issuers, reports that on 16 March it has launched a new version of a database of ISIN and CFI codes assigned to Russian financial instruments. The new database is available at www.isin.ru, a web site owned and supported by NDC.
The new database contains expanded information about financial instruments with assigned ISIN codes; in particular, CFI codes of the instruments are now included in the database. A list of parameters used for search of a financial instrument is increased. All information about financial instruments is well structured and represented in user friendly format.
NDC's web site www.isin.ru is an official source of information about international codes assigned to Russian financial instruments. Launch of the new database is the company's next step towards improvement of the quality of services provided by NDC as Russia's national numbering agency.
"The National Depository Center" (Closed Joint Stock Company) is the largest settlement depository in Russia, servicing the full range of debt and equity securities of Russian issuers. NDC provides storage of global certificates and depository accounting for 99% of corporate bond issues, sub-federal and municipal bond issues. It services 100% of transactions conducted in the federal bond and the Bank of Russia bond markets, more than 99% of transactions conducted in the corporate and regional bond markets, and more than 99% of stock exchange transactions with equities and OTC trades. The international rating agency Thomas Murray has assigned NDC an АА- rating as a central depository. NDC is Russia's national numbering agency, and the substituting numbering agency for the CIS, authorized to assign the international ISIN and CFI codes.
Among NDC’s shareholders are MICEX (50,1727% of shares), Bank of Russia (42,2997% of shares) as well as GPB (OJSC) (Gazprombank), Evrofinance Mosnarbank, “ROSBANK” (OJSC JSCB), JSC VTB Bank, Bank of Moscow, JSC «ROSSIYSKIY KREDIT BANK», Vnesheconombank, “ING BANK (EURASIA) ZAO”, CB “J.P. Morgan Bank International” (LLC), ZAO UniCredit Bank, Deutsche Bank Ltd, and Sberbank. NDC has stakes in Depository Clearing Company CJSC (37.29%) and in Settlement Depository Company CJSC (28.54%).
For further information about NDC: www.ndc.ru, or NDC Public Affairs Division: +7 495 232 0910,