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Moscow Exchange ranks among the world's top 20 exchanges by total capitalisation of shares traded, and also among the 10 largest exchange platforms for bonds and derivatives trading. What is more, securities of over 700 issuers are admitted to trading on the equity and bond markets of Moscow Exchange. The Equity & Bond Market is a key platform for Russian businesses to raise capital and for domestic and international investors to access equity and debt investment opportunities. The marketplace is the main trading venue for Russian stocks as well as government, municipal, and corporate bonds. 16 companies have placed stock via Moscow Exchange, raising a total of nearly RUB200 bln. On the fixed income side, more than 484 bond issues were placed, raising more than RUB3.4 trln for issuers. Additionally, Moscow Exchange is one of the 10 largest exchange platforms for derivatives trading globally. The Derivatives Market facilitates trading of options contracts on, as well as futures contracts on indices, shares of both Russian and foreign companies, currency pairs, precious metals, energy and agricultural products. Futures on the RTS Index ranked sixth among the world's most actively traded derivatives on stock market indices according to data from the Futures Industry Association as of June 2014. Futures contracts on the U.S. dollar-Russian ruble are ranked first in global liquidity, according to the Futures Industry Association. As of 2014, 58 types of futures and 18 types of options are traded on the Exchange.