Moscow Exchange has revealed plans to add shares for trading of 80 international companies including Nasdaq, Airbnb, Domino’s Pizza, Gartner, Motorola Solutions and others on 1 December 2021.
Together with the new additions, the number of shares and depository receipts of international issuers available to trade on the exchange will be 521.
The Russian market operator shared plans to make more international securities available for trading in future depending on demand from banks, brokers, asset managers and their clients.
MOEX made trading in international equities available on 24 August 2020. Trades were conducted in the main and after-hours trading sessions and are settled in RUB through the exchange’s infrastructure, which includes a qualified central counterparty and record-keeping with the central securities depository (NSD). MOEX noted that dividends are set in the currency of the issuers, for US securities this is USD.