Trading Report - April 2019
The value of equities traded in April 2019 reached USD 218,662,112, up 143% from USD 90,103,595 in April 2018 and down 10% from USD 243,768,448 in March 2019. Volume in April 2019 reached 19,691,117 shares, up 26% from 15,596,880 shares in April 2018 and down 10% from 21,986,032 shares in March 2019.
The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended April 2019 at 3,351.59, up 4.6% from 3,202.57 at the end of March 2019 and up 9% from 3,074.32 at the end of December 2018.
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 reached AED 47.50 million in April 2019, a 7.4% increase from AED 44.22 million in March 2019. A total of 225,538 contracts traded in April 2019, up 85% from 122,016 contracts in March 2019. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in April 2019 was Brokerage House Securities, followed by Al Ramz Capital and then Integrated Securities.
The futures market currently consists of single stock futures on 17 UAE-listed companies and 12 Saudi Arabia-listed companies, as well as index futures on DFM’s DFMGI index, ADX’s ADI index, MSCI’s UAE equity index and the FTSE Saudi Arabia Index.
Members market share
|Top 10 brokers||% of equities traded value|
|Al Safwa Mubasher||4.42 %|
|SICO Financial Brokerage||1.25%|
|Emirates NBD Securities||0.57%|