Trading Report - August 2017
The value of equities traded on Nasdaq Dubai in August 2017 reached USD 85,074,950, an increase of 6% from USD 79,922,679 in August 2016 and 21% lower than USD 107,617,050 in July 2017.
Volume in August 2017 reached 18,081,604 shares, up 94% from 9,312,860 shares in August 2016 and down 30% from 25,804,447 shares in July 2017.
The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended August 2017 at 3,489.49, down 0.9% from 3,522.75 at the end of July 2017, and up 5.9% from 3,293.85 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, traded value in August 2017 reached AED 59.90 million, up 17% from AED 51.26 million in July 2017. A total of 304,301 contracts traded in August, up 37% from 222,073 contracts in July. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market during August was Menacorp followed by Integrated Securities and then Al Ramz Capital.
The futures market currently consists of single stock futures on 13 UAE-listed companies: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Aldar Properties, Arabtec Holding, DP World, DAMAC Properties, Dubai Financial Market, Dubai Investments, Dubai Islamic Bank, DXB Entertainments, Emaar Properties, Etisalat, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, and Union Properties.
Members market share – August 2017
|Top 10 brokers||% of equities traded value|
|Al Safwa Mubasher||24.15|
|Al Ramz Capital||1.88|
|Emirates NBD Securities||0.79|