The Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange plans to prolong a trading session of its forward market until 19:00 at the end of September 2002, Alexander Zakharov, general director of the MICEX, declared today. He pointed out that currently the trade on the forward market finishes at 16:00, at the same time the trade on the stock market continues until 19:00.
Moreover, the MICEX plans to improve the technology of trade and to create a reserve fund on the forward market.
Putin said that NATO increased its military personnel by 10,000 people in the areas where NATO troops should not even be in accordance with key documents
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969