8 Aug 2022 15:37

Ukrainian Exchange, PFTS resuming trading in all securities from Aug 8

MOSCOW. Aug 8 (Interfax) - Two of the three leading Ukrainian stock exchanges, The Ukrainian Exchange (UX) and PFTS (both in Kiev), announced the resumption of trading of all securities starting on August 8 after the lifting a ban by the National Securities and Stock Market Commission (NSSMC).

"On August 4, 2022, the NSSMC lifted most of the restrictions imposed on February 24, 2022. Therefore, from August 8, 2022, we resume trading in all securities," Ukrainian media reported, citing a statement by the Ukrainian Exchange.

"Pursuant to NSSMC decision No.1053 from August 4, 2022, PFTS is resuming trading in all securities admitted to trading on the exchange staring on August 8, 2022," PGTS said in a statement.

At the same time, trading in futures on the Ukrainian Exchange has yet to resume.

Ukrainian Exchange Development Director Alexei Sukhorukov told journalists that the regulator's decision includes a clear prohibition on pre-crisis repos until August 22. Therefore, the securities on which there is an outstanding repo without risk control will not be available for fulfillment of obligations on the second part of a repo operation from Monday and through August 22.