Euroclear to give service for Turkish government bonds

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International central securities depository Euroclear Bank will give swap and deposit services for domestic debt securities of the Turkish government.

Turkey has agreed with Euroclear to improve accessing capacities of non-residents to Turkish lira, euro, dollar and gold denominated bonds, the country’s Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on June 8.

Berat Albayrak, Turkey’s treasury and finance minister, said: “Under the Istanbul Financial Center objectives, we are continuing our steps to ensure the compliance of capital markets with international standards.”

The project, expected to be completed as of early 2022, will serve as a global hub for financial systems and non-banking financial methods, including Islamic finance.

Thanks to the cooperation with Euroclear, foreign investors will be able to access Turkey’s bonds more easily, he added.

Hurriyet Daily News

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