Trading Report: August 2019
The value of equities traded in August 2019 reached USD 73,423,611, down 13.7% from USD 85,075,459 in August 2018 and down 68.8% from USD 235,273,572 in July 2019. Volume in August 2019 reached 8,449,914 shares, up 7.1% from 7,888,288 shares in August 2018 and down 58.1% from 20,165,840 shares in July 2019.
The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended August 2019 at 3,244.13, down 4.5% from 3,395.44 at the end of July 2019 and up 5.5% from 3,074.32 at the end of December 2018.
On Nasdaq Dubai’s equity futures market, traded value reached AED 28.47 million in August 2019, a 45.8% decrease from AED 52.49 million in July 2019. A total of 157,914 contracts traded in August 2019, down 52.7% from 333,431 contracts in July 2019. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in August 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|
|Al Safwa Mubasher||14.00%|
|SICO Financial Brokerage||4.10%|
|Emirates NBD Securities||1.86%|
|Al Ramz Capital||0.47 %|