Here are the major milestones that marked the history and the development of NASDAQ OMX Armenia (formerly Armenian Stock Exchange) and Armenia’s exchange market (in reverse chronological order).

During the Extraordinary General Assembly Meeting of the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS) held on May 16, 2017 in Tehran, it was decided to move the Federation's headquarter from Istanbul to Yerevan, after 22 years of operation in Turkey, since the establishment of the Federation in 1995. Moving the Federation's headquarter to Armenia NASDAQ OMX Armenia started to support the administration of the Federation.

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This system enables individuals to purchase government bonds on-line, directly from the Government. Individuals will be able to invest not only in treasury saving bonds and short terms bills, but also in medium and long term government bonds, via registering by ID card on www.gp.minfin.am free of charge. Interest from the investments will not be subject to income tax.

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Consequently, Armenian government bond auctions will be handled via state of the art and best of breed Genium INET electronic trading system, developed by Nasdaq and featured with the latest technological solutions. The system has simplified order input features and transaction speed in microseconds. It allows T+1 settlement, which is an additional liquidity management opportunity for trade participants.  

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Updated as of: 23.05.2017