Monthly Trading Report: September 2016

PUBLISHED ON 03-Oct-2016

The value of equities traded on Nasdaq Dubai in September 2016 reached USD 86,604,564 a rise of 7%  from USD 80,618,753 in September 2015 and 8% down from USD 79,922,679 in August 2016. 

Volume in September 2016 reached 7,576,980 shares, up 54% from 4,934,108 shares in September 2015 and 19% down from 9,312,860 shares in August 2016.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended September 2016 at 3,268 down 0.006% from 3,270 at the end of August  2016 and down 6.6% from 3,063 at the end of December 2015.     

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, which opened on September 1, 2016, a total of 15,508 contracts traded during the month. The most active broker by value was Al Ramz Capital.   

The futures market in its initial phase consists of single stock futures on seven UAE-listed companies: Aldar Properties, Arabtec Holding, DP World, Dubai Islamic Bank, DXB Entertainments, Emaar Properties, and Etisalat. 

Members market share –  September 2016

Top 10 brokers % of equities traded value
 EFG-Hermes Brokerage 54.04
 Mubasher 22.84
 Arqaam Securities 6.46
Emirates NBD Securities 6.14
Al Ramz 6.13
SHUAA Capital 1.91
Menacorp 1.47
ADCB Securities 0.34
Naeem 0.22
Mashreq Securities 0.14
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