Sales & Trading


BCS is proud to consistently rank among one of the leaders in Russian blue chip equity trading. We offer 14 hour cash equity trading, using various sources of on-screen liquidity in local, DR, equity & currency futures in order to trade after the Moscow Exchange is closed and well into New York operating hours.

With BCS’ network of nearly 500 brokers, spread across 112 locations, we have access to a deep and broad inventory of assets that allows us to minimise execution slippage via an extensive crossing network, ensure securities lending and provide unique access to Russian small-to-mid cap stocks.

BCS offers a broad range of equity trading services including: — portfolio trading, pre-pay/pre-deliver FOP settlement, Real-time FX hedging, Full service sales trading for DMA clients, and FIX connectivity.

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BCS Portfolio trading professionals utilize the firm’s large custody base and top notch repo capabilities in order to source stock. We offer the most reliant basket trading product.

As one of the largest prime brokers in Russia, BCS benefits from the a sizable crossing network for local stock. Our portfolio trading services comes with full sales trading & market coverage, trade analytics and liquidity reviews with FIX connectivity and low-latency real-time execution reporting.

Various products are on offer, such as MSCI rebalancing, bespoke baskets; auto-FX into USD, RTS Futures & Options hedging and full 2nd session Russian derivative & top bluechip stock coverage up to the US close. We can guarantee VWAP for top names; MOC prices, TWAP or target last print. The key for BCS is client efficiency and pricing.

Fixed Income

Best Execution Services

  • Direct Market Access to Global Fixed Income Markets
  • Low Latency
  • Multicurrency Accounts
  • Odd Lots trading
  • Narrow Spreads on OTC markets

Cbonds Awards

The Best Bonds Market Analytics, the 3rd place
The Best Investment Bank – Arranger for Second and Third Tier Issuers, the 2nd place
The Best Lead Manager of High-Yield Bond Issues, the 1st place
The Best Corporate Bonds Primary Placement
The Debut of the Year
The best analysis on the bond market
The best investment bank for working with the second and third tier issuers
The best high-yield deal
The second best arranger of high-yield deals

Equity Derivatives


BCS Global Markets offers liquidity in listed and OTC
Russian equity derivatives products including:

  • Listed equity futures and options on Moscow Exchange
  • Listed index futures and options on Eurex: RDXUSD and MSCI Russia
  • Listed single stock options on LSE-Derivatives
  • Listed single stock and ETFs options on CBOE
  • OTC options and forwards under ISDA or Long Form agreements

The BCS equity derivatives desk is also active in providing liquidity in Russia dedicated equity ETFs including iShares, Lyxor, Direxion and Van Eck ones.

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Prime Services

BCS Global Markets was granted membership to LSE-Derivatives and Eurex in 2014 and is able to provide access for clients to these derivatives exchanges via networks through their existing infrastructure.