Monthly Trading Report - November 2017

PUBLISHED ON 02-Jan-2018

The value of equities traded on Nasdaq Dubai in November 2017 reached USD 97,036,215, a decrease of 36% from USD 151,562,633 in November 2016 and 7% lower than USD 104,188,558 in October 2017. 

Volume in November 2017 reached 11,661,653 shares, down 62% from 31,096,998 shares in November 2016 and 51% below 23,644,208 shares in October 2017.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended November 2017 at 3290.40, down 5.8% from 3,492.04 at the end of October 2017, and down 0.1% from 3,293.85 at the end of December 2016.     

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 November 2017 reached AED 22.7 million, a decline of 50% from AED 45.6 million in October 2017. A total of 99,362 contracts traded in November, down 62% from 265,182 contracts in October. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market during October was Menacorp followed by Al Ramz Capital and then Integrated Securities.  

The futures market currently consists of single stock futures on 14 UAE-listed companies: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Aldar Properties, Arabtec Holding, DP World, DAMAC Properties, Dubai Financial Market, Dubai Investments, Dubai Islamic Bank, DXB Entertainments, Emaar Development, Emaar Properties, Etisalat, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, and Union Properties. 

Members market share

Top 10 brokers % of equities traded value
EFG-Hermes Brokerage 50.35%
Arqaam Securities 24.16 %
Al Safwa Mubasher 9.37%
Menacorp 6.22%
Emirates NBD Securities 3.05%
SHUAA Capital 2.13%
NBAD Securities 1.35%
Integrated Securities 0.46%
ADCB Securities 0.45%
Naeem Shares & Bonds 0.39%
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