Monthly Trading Report : May 2018
The value of equities traded in May 2018 reached USD 157,980,350, an increase of 43% from USD 110,230,918 in May 2017 and 75% higher than USD 90,103,595 in April 2018. Volume in May 2018 reached 22,973,913 shares, down 18% from 28,071,032 shares in May 2017 and 47% higher than 15,596,880 shares in April 2018
The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended May 2018 at 3,168.78, down 2.6% from 3254.81 at the end of April 2018 and down 3.6% from 3,288.69 at the end of December 2017.
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 15.96 million in May 2018, an increase of 14% from AED 14.01 million in April 2018. A total of 128,938 contracts traded in May, up 44% from 89,642 contracts in April. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in May was Al Ramz Capital followed by Integrated Securities and then Brokerage House Securities.
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 Safwa Mubasher||9.38%|
|Emirates NBD Securities||4.82%|