Russia’s National Securities Depository has reported its results for 2015.
In the final quarter of 2015, the value of securities under custody held on behalf of clients of National Settlement Depository (NSD) grew by 25 percent YoY and reached RUB 30.8 trillion as of December 31 2015 (RUB 24.6 trillion in Q4 2014), it says. In 2015, the number of security issues serviced by NSD increased by 18 percent, he number of foreign issuer security issues increased by 64 percent and the number of inventory operations in the central securities depository (CSD) fell by 2.6 percent).
The number of stock exchange operations remained practically unchanged. The off-exchange operations’ number was 8 percent less than in the same period of the previous year.
In Q4 2015, the value of off-exchange DVP (delivery versus payment) transactions was 42 percent more than in the corresponding quarter a year earlier.