Trading Report - Feb 2019

PUBLISHED ON 01-Apr-2019

The value of equities traded in February 2019 reached USD 56,666,658, down 49% from USD 111,021,119 in February 2018 and 21% down from USD 71,462,172 in January 2019. Volume in February 2019 reached 8,480,757 shares, down 39% from 13,819,486 shares in February 2018 and up 40% from 6,078,057 shares in January 2019.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended February 2019 at 3,235.72, up 2% from 3,165.96 at the end of January 2019 and up 5% 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 64.69 million in February 2019, a 37% increase from AED 47.38 million in January 2019. A total of 239,508 contracts traded in February 2019, up 8% from 222,060 contracts in January 2019. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in February 2019 was Brokerage House Securities, followed by Integrated Securities and then Al Ramz Capital.

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 48.27%
Arqaam Securities 26.26%
Al Safwa Mubasher 14.90 %
SHUAA Capital 3.05 %
SICO Financial Brokerage 1.60%
Emirates NBD Securities 1.32%
Integrated Securities 1.25%
Deutsche Bank 0.88%
FAB Securities 0.86%
ADCB Securities 0.38%
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