September 25, 2021 - On 1 October 2021, Moscow Exchange will admit 80 foreign stocks to trading, including shares Xilinx, Best Buy Co., Hilton Worldwide Holdings, etc. The full list of new stocks to be added can be viewed here.

As a result, the number of shares and depositary receipts of foreign issuers available for trading on Moscow Exchange will reach 361. MOEX plans to make more international securities available for trading in future based on demand from banks, brokers, asset managers and their clients.

Moscow Exchange launched trading in international equities on 24 August 2020. The securities are traded in the main and after-hours trading sessions. Trades are settled in RUB using MOEX’s robust infrastructure, which includes a qualified central counterparty and record-keeping with the central securities depository (NSD). Dividends will be set in the currency of the issuer, i.e., in USD for American securities.

Individual investors can submit Form W-8 to establish eligibility for reduction or exemption of tax on dividend income from U.S. securities.