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The head of the Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina wanted to limit the Russians access to stock markets and to ban the popular methods of capital increase, as well as access to numerous financial instruments and assets. The Bank of Russia is lobbying hard distribution of investors on the result of this reform, the majority of investors-individuals will lose access to securities of foreign companies, such as Apple and Google (Google), Alibaba, Tesla. This reports belonging to George Berezkin RBC with reference to market participants.
The regulator is lobbying for tough amendments to the law “On securities market”, they are revolutionising the investors working on the Russian market. Instead of the skilled and unskilled investors will be four categories: unskilled protected and simple investor, qualified simple and professional investor.
Gradation depends on the level of knowledge about the financial markets, as well as the amount of your investment. So, as a professional investors will be subject to the person having a special international certificate great experience in the financial markets, as well as a minimum of 50 million rubles of assets. In second place — simple qualified investors who already have experience in the stock market and with assets of 10 million rubles.
Third place went to simple unskilled investors — citizens with assets of 400 thousand rubles, and with no apparent experience in the stock market, and on the fourth — all the rest. According to Forbes, they will not be available for the purchase of foreign currency, corporate bonds, mutual funds, precious metals and foreign securities. Of all the instruments for ordinary Russians will leave only the most reliable Russian assets — government bonds and Russian “blue chips”.
Market participants insist that in the case of adoption of law about 70% of clients of Russian brokers have simply closed access to reliable financial instruments. At the same time, as demanded by the market participants, customers in the “two clicks” will give Russian companies on the foreign, on which this prohibition will not apply. Brokers (“Tinkoff”, VTB, Finam, Alfa Bank, BCS and others), insist that the document does not protect the Russians, and introduces useless constraints for investors and undermines the ability of Russian companies.
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