MOSCOW - National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia's only settlement depository servicing the full range of debt and equity securities of Russian issuers, announces that since 1 March the information about the OTC operations with regional (municipal and sub-federal) and corporate bonds held by NSD in mandatory centralized custody is available at Cbonds official web site (http://www.cbonds.info/ru/rus/quotes/).
It became possible owing to an agreement on information interactions signed by NSD and Cbonds Information Agency in February 2011. Prior to this only NSD's customers subscribed to the company's information bulletin "Transactions in Non-Governmental Bond Market" had an access to such data.
National Settlement Depository (NSD) is the largest settlement depository in Russia, a part of the MICEX Group, servicing on-exchange and OTC transactions with all types of debt and equity securities of Russian issuers and providing settlement services to participants in financial markets of the Russian Federation.
NSD 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, the majority of transactions with equities and also services UIT units and securities of foreign issuers.
In accordance with agreements concluded between NSD and the Bank of Russia, NSD acts as a settlement center for the organized securities market.
NSD is Russia's national numbering agency and the substitute numbering agency for the CIS, authorized to assign the international ISIN and CFI codes.
For further information about NSD: www.nsd.ru , or NSD Public Affairs Division: +7 495 232 0910,
Cbonds Group is a news agency specialized in financial markets review. The Group operates in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan focusing on development and support of its web sites (Cbonds.Info, Investfunds, PREQVECA), organization of financial conferences and exhibitions and publishing (Cbonds Review magazine and annual catalogues and guides). The Group is headquartered in St. Petersburg.
Cbonds Group was founded in 2000 and launched its web site (www.cbonds.ru) the same year. In July 2001 Cbonds.ru LLC, the Group's first business division, was registered. Then Group's business began developing with regard to its geography covering Ukraine and Kazakhstan. It also started expanding to increase in the number of its business lines and number of projects.
For further information about Cbonds: www.cbonds-group.com