CDA services transactions in foreign securities

CDA services transactions in foreign securities

PanARMENIAN.Net - Starting December, 2013 Central Depository of Armenia performs settlement, registry keeping and servicing of foreign securities transactions in Armenia, thanks to securities nominee account opened with Clearstream Banking Luxemburg of Clearstream Deutsche Börse Group.

Introduction of link with Clearstream provides Armenian investors with opportunity to invest in securities of 53 developed and developing countries around the world, while the CDA ensures servicing of transactions, registry keeping and custody, including registration of ownership rights towards foreign securities.

“This achievement will allow circulation of foreign securities locally, in particular, making Armenian Eurobonds accessible to Armenian investors as well. Moreover, in Armenia process of investing in foreign securities lacked such separation of securities custody and brokerage operations, which is now introduced to the market and will contribute to reduction of risks and elimination of possible conflict of interests between broker and investor,” said Vahan Stepanyan, CEO, Central Depository of Armenia.

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