BSE Held Forum Dedicated to Securities Market Liquidity
The Baku Stock Exchange held on October 20 a business forum dedicated to one of the tools to ensure liquidity in the securities market - repo.
During the forum discussions were held on the implementation mechanism of the market to manage liquidity using repo transactions. Speaking at the forum, the representatives of BSE, the National Depository Center, investment companies and SOCAR told about the importance of repo transactions to ensure the liquidity of their securities on the secondary market. The forum continued its work on panel debate on the efficiency of the repo tool in the management of short-term liquidity, the bond market level in Azerbaijan and the institution of market maker.
The forum was attended by representatives of financial and investment companies, real sector, SOCAR, the Azerbaijan Mortgage Fund, and regulatory agencies (the Financial Markets Supervision House and the Central Bank).
A repo is the purchase and sale of securities with resell (repurchase) after a certain period at a price pre-determined in the agreement. In other words, a repo agreement can be seen as a short-term loan. ----08D