CSD.Austria (Austrian Central Depository) and National Clearing Depository (NRD) opened a direct access to the Russian securities, as it was informed.
It turned out to be possible after the recent amendments to the Russian legislation in force which permitted foreign central depositories to open accounts for the foreign authorized holders with NRD.
NRD keeps accounts with the depositories in 7 countries including Euroclear Bank S.A./N.V., Clearstream Banking S.A., Kazakhstan Depository, Depository of Belarus, Depository of Ukraine, depositories of Azarbaijan and Armenia.
NRD is included into MICEX Group. It provides execution of the transactions with securities of Russian issuers and depository clearing of 99% of corporate bonds and other papers.
The 2012-net profit (IAS) rallied up 46.7% to 3.535bn rub. from 2.408bn rub.; operating revenues - 37.2% to 6.151bn rub. from 4.483bn rub.; capital- 37.7% to 8.538bn rub. from 6.202bn rub.