At the end of December 2008, Bucharest Clearing House granted the status of individual clearing member to the BCH clearing settlement system.

“The start of the trading activity in the futures exchange of the top participants at BSE trading acknowledges the increased interest of the market participants and investors in the futures contracts available for trading on BSE”, the institution said in a release.

Currently 27 authorized members trade futures contracts at the Bucharest exchange, among which is also the sole credit institution registered as market maker on a futures contract listed in a stock exchange in Romania, namely RBS Bank Romania on EUR/RON currency pair.