On 7 February, an international conference “Armenian Capital Market: New Challenges and Opportunities” took place in Tsakhkadzor, Armenia. The event was organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), NASDAQ OMX Armenia, and the Central Bank of Armenia.
The conference’s delegates included the leading experts of the Central Bank of Armenia, Armenia’s Ministry of Finance, EBRD, and representatives of financial markets of Armenia and other CIS countries. National Settlement Depository (NSD) was represented by Eddie Astanin, Chairman of the company’s Executive Board, and Sergei Aristov, Director of NSD’s Client Relations Department.
The conference’s topics for discussion included global capital markets development trends and macroeconomic development of Armenia. In early 2014, NSD, Russia’s central securities depository, and Central Depository of Armenia signed a cooperation memorandum contributing to development and enhancement of the companies’ mutually beneficial relations. The parties agreed to expand the bilateral cooperation for creating an efficient and reliable record keeping system for cross-border securities settlements.
Depositarium magazine was the event’s information sponsor.