The ninth Exchange Forum will take place on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 at Ritz Carlton Hotel in Moscow (Tverskaya St., 3).
The Moscow Exchange Forum is Russia's largest conference for the professional financial markets community, bringing every year over 1,000 participants including representatives of banks, brokerage firms, local and international investment funds, independent experts, analysts, regulators and business owners. The Forum seeks to identify the medium term outlook for the financial market and its Russia's market infrastructure. The Forum seeks to identify the medium term outlook for the financial market and its Russia's market infrastructure.
The Forum will traditionally start with a plenary session with Bank of Russia Governor Elvira Nabiullina, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin, and Chairman of the MOEX Supervisory Board Alexey Kudrin.
The Forum agenda includes panel sessions on market regulation, capital raising and urgent issues around the future prospects of MOEX's markets.
Registration for the Forum is by invitation only.
The non-banking financial sector should be promoted in Russia too, as this allows attracting assets of investors and households to the economy via bonds and other mechanisms…All measures should be definitely aimed at economic growth… Annual address to the Federal Assembly on 1 December 2016
Over recent years, my colleagues have made great efforts to establish financial market infrastructure. A system of institutions as good as the Western ones has been created.
Stock prices and trust in the stock market depend on the economic environment and furthermore, on corporate governance standards, protection of the rights of the minority shareholders and information disclosure. The Central Bank of Russia addresses all these issues. We successfully completed the integration of the Exchange and its transformation into a sophisticated marketplace. The Exchange has become competitive.
Moscow Exchange Group's mission is to facilitate economic growth and the rebalancing of the Russian economy by improving access to finance to issuers and creating an effective and transparent financial market infrastructure with diversified, competitive and integrated product offering.
Russia is purely capable of independently conducting privatisation offerings through the exchange. Some kind of import substitution has occurred. Even with regard to financial infrastructure, there is an understanding that we can make such deals absolutely independently.
НWe have managed to stabilise the situation on financial markets and maintain inflation at lower level and the unemployment rate very low… Our debt is down; despite a softly growing economy, we nonetheless expect that our stabilisation efforts help lay the foundations for growth.
Moscow Exchange, one of Russian Direct Investment Fund"s equity investments, demonstrates extraordinary results. It is no wonder that IPOs take place just on the exchange… Investors are satisfied with professional competence of Russian teams; they see that the crisis is over and the economy starts recovering, so they anticipate investing in Russian stocks…