The value of equities traded in June 2019 reached USD 161,893,614, up 29% from USD 125,945,184 in June 2018 and down 10% from USD 180,391,496 in May 2019. Volume in June 2019 reached 12,540,869 shares, up 11% from 11,332,480 shares in June 2018 and up 4.5% from 11,993,219 shares in May 2019.
The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended June 2019 at 3,138.59, down 0.5% from 3,156.43 at the end of May 2019 and up 2.1% 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 30.13 million in June, a 20%
increase from AED 25.07 million in May 2019. A total of 138,693 contracts traded in June 2019, up 51% from 91,635 contracts in May 2019. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in June 2019 was Brokerage House Securities, followed by Integrated Securities and then Al Safwa Mubasher.
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|
|EFG-Hermes Brokerage||70.47 %|
|Al Safwa Mubasher||4.35 %|
|Daman Securities||1.02 %|
|SICO Financial Brokerage||0.73%|
|Emirates NBD Securities||0.52%|