• Slovakia

1 Country overview

MTS facilitates a dedicated market for the electronic trading of Slovak government debt securities.

2 Instruments

All Government Bonds and Treasury Bills issued by the Slovak Republic in Euro acting through the Ministry of Finance represented by the ARDAL, which meet the following eligibility criteria, shall be automatically selected as Financial Instruments:

a. Nominal fixed coupon-bearing Financial Instruments

b. Publically issued floating rate Government Bonds;

c. Publically issued Treasury Bills;


I. With a remaining term to maturity at the time of the issuance of more than 300 days at the time of selection

II. MTS after consultation with the Slovakia Market Committee, may, at any time, choose to make available for trading additional Financial Instruments which do not meet the relevant criteria above.

For a full list of available instruments, click here.

2.1 Minimum lots

Quotes and 'Fill and Kill' orders may be submitted for the following amounts:

Euro 1 million

3 Participants

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3.1 Participant Requirements

All Primary Dealers in Slovak government debt participate in MTS Slovakia.

The Committee sets the rules for the admission of new participants. Primary Dealers can join MTS Slovakia only as market makers.

4 Market Hours

Market Hours (CET)

Pre-Market: 8:15-8:45

Offer Market: 8:45-9:00

Trading hours: 9:00-17:00

Market Closed: 17:00

5 Settlement

Trades on MTS Slovakia settle on CDCP Bratislava. MTS sends Swift settlement instructions on behalf of both participants to CDCP Bratislava. MTS participants must hold a securities account at CDCP Bratislava directly or indirectly through a custodian.

The settlement cycle is T+2. The settlement calendar follows the local business calendar, skipping settlement date on Slovak public holidays.

6 Market Data

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Daily Fixing

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