December 2019

PUBLISHED ON 06-Jan-2020

The value of equities traded on Nasdaq Dubai in all of 2019 reached USD 1,613,331,177, an increase of 40% from USD 1,153,742,494 in 2018. Volume reached 150,828,827 shares in all of 2019, down 8% from 164,637,853 shares in 2018.

The value of equities traded in December 2019 reached USD 125,332,126, up 63% from USD 76,916,126 in December 2018 and down 2% from USD 128,094,192 in November 2019. Volume in December 2019 reached 14,668,436 shares, down 29% from 20,503,486 shares in December 2018 and up 17% from 12,583,017 shares in November 2019.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended December 2019 at 3,184.38, up 2.7% from 3,100.46 at the end of November 2019 and up 3.6% 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 388 million in all of 2019, up 61% from AED 241 million in 2018. A total of 1,767,828 million contracts were traded in all of 2019, up 29% from 1,372,687 contracts in 2018. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in all of 2019 was Brokerage House Securities, followed by Al Safwa Mubasher and then SHUAA Securities.

Traded value in December 2019 on the equity futures market reached AED 9.14 million, down 12% from AED 10.43 million in November 2019. A total of 35,745 contracts traded in December 2019, down 15% from 41,929 contracts in November 2019. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in December 2019 was Al Safwa Mubasher followed by Al Ramz Capital.

The futures market currently consists of single stock futures on 17 UAE-listed companies as well as index futures on DFM’s DFMGI index and ADX’s ADI index.

Members equities market share for all of 2019

Top 10 brokers % of equities traded value
EFG-Hermes Brokerage 65.7
Arqaam Securities 21.5
Al Safwa Mubasher 5.9
SICO Financial Brokerage 1.68
SHUAA Securities 0.8
Menacorp 0.7
SHUAA Capital 0.7
Al Ramz Capital 0.7
Emirates NBD Securities 0.4

Members market share

Top 10 brokers % of equities traded value
EFG-Hermes Brokerage 65.7%
Arqaam Securities 21.5%
Al Safwa Mubasher 5.90%
SICO Financial Brokerage 1.68%
SHUAA Securities 0.8%
Menacorp 0.7%
SHUAA Capital 0.7%
Al Ramz Capital 0.7%
Emirates NBD Securities 0.4%
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