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XIV International Conference of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories (AECSD) “Corporate information: collection and distribution, the role of the CSD, possibilities and limitations” took place in Minsk on September 7, 2017. The Conference was organized by the Central Depository of Belarus – Republican Unitary Enterprise “Republican Central Securities Depository”.

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On 8-9 September 2016, National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia’s central securities depository, took part in the 13th International Conference of the Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories. This year’s conference was organized by the Georgian Central Securities Depository (GCSD) in Tbilisi, Georgia, and was focused on the strengthened role and stabilized operations of central securities depositories amidst global instability. Read more »


National Settlement Depository and the members of the Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories (AECSD) would like to announce the updated profile of the AECSD. The new profile provides information about the association, its goals, strategy and working groups, as well as development prospects. The profile also contains information about stock markets and infrastructures of the countries of AECSD members, including the Turkish CSD and two CSDs of India which joined the Association in 2015. Read more »


Dear Colleagues, We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! May the holiday spirit never leave you in the routine of everyday life, and the joy of Christmas holidays follow you throughout the year! We hope that 2016 will be full of interesting events and meetings, good news and pleasant emotions. We wish you good health, wellbeing and cozy moments at home. May all your wishes come true! Stay positive and everything will work out for the best! Read more »


On 10 September 2015, the 12th International Conference of the Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories (AECSD) was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event was organized by the Central Securities Depository of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The conference’s focus was on the regulation of securities markets. Read more »


AECSD member depositories accept a wide range of financial instruments for deposit. All CSDs conduct operations with shares and governmental debt securities. In the markets where a CSD does not hold operations with governmental securities, these functions are fulfilled by a local central bank. Read more »


The secretariat of the Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories (AECSD) has prepared an updated profile of the organization together with the AECSD members. The new profile includes useful information about the AECSD member countries’ stock markets and infrastructures, key market indicators such as market capitalization, average daily turnovers in financial markets, a number of issuers of shares circulating in stock markets, traded financial instruments, countries’ credit ratings, key market participants, settlement cycles etc. Read more »


Dear Friends! Another year is soon upon us. It's been a rather busy 2014 as we kept up with our daily routine Read more »


Three years ago, at the 11th International Conference of Central Securities Depositories (CSD11) in Cape Town, the five existing regional associations of CSDs announced the creation of an inter-regional organization, the World Forum of CSDs or “WFC”. In May 2013, at the subsequent CSD conference in St. Petersburg, the WFC further reinforced its status as an international platform for interactions between CSDs from across the world. Read more »


On 5 September 2014, the 11th International Conference “Securities Trading in the Electronic Era – Regulation, Competition and Technologies” was held by the Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories (AECSD) in Baku, Azerbaijan. The annual forum and the annual general meeting (AGM) of the AECSD members were organized by the National Depository Centre of the Republic of Azerbaijan (NDC). Read more »