The value of equities traded in January 2020 reached USD 116,515,152, up 63% from USD 71,462,172 in January 2019 and down 7% from USD 125,332,126 in December 2019. Volume in January 2020 reached 13,309,683 shares, up 119% from 6,078,057 shares in January 2019 and down 9% from 14,668,436 shares in December 2019.
The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended January 2020 at 3,237.85, up 1.7% from 3,184.38 at the end of December 2019.
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 January 2020 reached AED 12.29 million, up 34% from AED 9.14 million in December 2019. A total of 41,373 contracts traded in January 2020, up 16% from 35,745 contracts in December 2019. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in January 2020 was BH Mubasher followed by Al Ramz Capital and then Menacorp.
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 market share
|Top 10 brokers||% of equities traded value|
|Al Ramz Capital||6.2%|
|SICO Financial Brokerage||3.59%|
|Emirates NBD Securities||1.16%|
|First Abu Dhabi Bank||0.36%|