MOSCOW Jan 21 The Moscow Exchange, Russia's
main venue for trading in stocks, bonds, foreign exchange and
derivatives, on Monday announced its intention to float on its
Details of the offering, announced in a statement, were
limited but the Moscow Exchange will offer shares to
institutional and retail investors in Russia, to offshore
investors and qualified institutions in the United States.
The Moscow Exchange was formed in 2011 following the merger
of Moscow's two largest stock exchanges, MICEX and the
RTS with a view to a float this year in which existing
shareholders will be able to sell stock.