LuxCSD Investor-CSD link activation for Belgium NBB market


As a next milestone in implementing our enhanced Investor-CSD solution, effective

22 October 2018

LuxCSD1 is pleased to announce the activation of a relayed link via Clearstream Banking AG to the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) and the eligibility of the NBB issued debt instruments for settlement in T2S.

The securities to be eligible for holding in LuxCSD are, but not limited to:

  • Government bonds: classical bonds and OLOs;
  • Treasury certificates (TCs);
  • Treasury bills (BTBs);
  • Certificates of Deposit (CDs);
  • Commercial Paper (CP).

The access to NBB securities may require system changes, especially in the areas of asset servicing and connectivity. 

In order to help customers to prepare for the activation, a functional specifications document describing the market specific details concerning eligible assets, settlement, asset servicing and cash management for the NBB securities is attached below.

We would like to remind customers that technical specifications related to SWIFT are available in the Xact via SWIFT User Guide , available on the LuxCSD website.

Further information

For further information, customers may contact LuxCSD Client Services or their Relationship Officer.