Trading Statistics - March 2017

PUBLISHED ON 04-Apr-2017

The value of equities traded on Nasdaq Dubai in March 2017 reached USD 152,723,641, an increase of 33% from USD 114,784,496 in March 2016 and 17% higher than USD 130,020,990 in February 2017. 

Volume in March 2017 reached 14,735,512 shares, up 56% from 9,451,518 shares in March 2016 and also 56% higher than 9,450,036 shares in February 2017.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended March 2017 at 3,289, down 2.4% from 3,368 at the end of February 2017, and down 0.15% from 3,294 at the end of December 2016.     

The index tracks 20 liquid stocks listed on Dubai Financial Market, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and Nasdaq Dubai. It has been designed as a hedging and investment mechanism for GCC and international investors.

On Nasdaq Dubai’s equity futures market, 183,996 contracts traded in March 2017, up 14% from 161,521 contracts in February 2017. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in March was Menacorp, followed by Al Safwa Mubasher and then Integrated Securities.

The futures market currently consists of single stock futures on 12 UAE-listed companies: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Aldar Properties, Arabtec Holding, DP World, Dubai Financial Market, Dubai Investments, Dubai Islamic Bank, DXB Entertainments, Emaar Properties, Etisalat, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, and Union Properties. 

Members market share – March 2017

Top 10 brokers % of equities traded value
EFG-Hermes Brokerage 57.42
Arqaam Securities 13.81
Al Safwa Mubasher 10.3
Mashreq Securities 6.94
NBAD Securities 3.11
Al Ramz Capital 1.96
Menacorp 1.34
Emirates NBD Securities 1.16
SICO UAE 1.12
Deutsche Bank 1.04
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