St. Petersburg Exchange increases number of international companies' securities admitted to early trading

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AK&M 30 March 2021 21:00

On March 29, the St. Petersburg Exchange increased the number of international companies' securities to 100 issuers available for transactions in the additional early trading session, the St. Petersburg Exchange informed.

The St. Petersburg Exchange launched early trading (from 7:00 to 10:00 MSK) on March 1, 2021. At the first stage, shares and depositary receipts of 50 international companies were available for trading, with 50 more investment instruments added on March 29, including 27 depositary receipts of issuers from China, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong whose primary shares are traded on exchanges of the respective countries simultaneously with the early trading session on the St. Petersburg Exchange.

The recently added depositary receipts include Baidu (BIDU), Bilibili (BILI), Baozun (BZUN), China Eastern Airlines (CEA), ICICI Bank (IBN), Korea Electric Power (KEP), LG Display (LPL), PetroChina (PTR), Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical (SHI), Takeda Pharmaceutical (TAK), Toyota Motor (TM), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM), Tata Motors (TTM), Weibo (WB).

St. Petersburg Exchange is the leading trading venue for foreign securities in the Russian Federation. Currently, 1,544 securities of foreign issuers, including shares, depositary receipts and Eurobonds, are admitted for organized trading by PJSC St. Petersburg Exchange. The volume of trading in the main mode of foreign securities trading on the St. Petersburg Exchange amounted to $38.06 billion in February 2021, with 769.41 thousand active accounts.