12 Mar 2022 20:28

Central Bank: Moscow Exchange stock market to remain closed for third consecutive week from March 14 to March 18

MOSCOW. March 12 (Interfax) - The Central Bank of Russia has decided to not resume trading on the stock market section of the Moscow Exchange from March 14 to March 18, according to information on the regulator's website.

There will only be trading in the Repurchase: Direct Bids regime with settlements in rubles and in the standardized derivative contracts section.

The exchange has not held trading on the stock market for the third consecutive week, since February 28.

Trading on the derivatives market in equity instruments (including index contracts) will be held in the Closure of Position-Direct Bids regime. Trading on money section instruments (forex currency pairs), commodity instruments (precious metals) and back-to-back contracts on futures on original exchanges will be accessible from 10:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. Moscow time.

On the forex and money markets and the repurchase market of the Moscow Exchange, trading will be held from 10:00 a.m. Moscow time.

The Moscow Exchange's operating regime for March 21-March 25 will be announced by the Central Bank later.