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Merged Bourse Mulls Future

The combined MICEX-RTS stock exchange will need a bigger office and a more powerful data center, MICEX president Ruben Aganbegyan told Vedomosti.

Neither of the existing offices, on Ulitsa Vozdvizhenka and Bolshoi Kislovsky Pereulok, is suitable for all the employees. The question whether to rent or buy a new facility, and where it should be located, is currently under discussion, Aganbegyan said.

A new data center could also be needed. “We are even now offering services around placing servers of the exchanges and market players in one facility. The services are very much in demand, and we understand that there will be even more demand and our current option might not suffice,” Aganbegyan said.

There is an idea about building a new data center, Aganbegyan said, but no final decisions have been made.

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