Trading Report - April 2017
The value of equities traded on Nasdaq Dubai in April 2017 reached USD 111,043,797, an increase of 23% from USD 90,052,828 in April 2016 and 27% lower than USD 152,723,641 in March 2017.
Volume in April 2017 reached 54,702,575 shares, up 745% from 6,473,635 shares in April 2016 and 270% higher than 14,735,512 shares in March 2017.
The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended April 2017 at 3,288, down 0.03% from 3,289 at the end of March 2017, and down 0.18% 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, 305,065 contracts traded in April 2017, up 66% from 183,996 contracts in March 2017. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in April 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 – April 2017
|Top 10 brokers||% of equities traded value|
|Al Safwa Mubasher||11.67|
|Emirates NBD Securities||1.79|