Trading Report - Jan 2019
The value of equities traded in January 2019 reached USD 71,462,172, down 46% from USD 131,535,243 in January 2018 and 7% down from USD 76,916,126 in December 2018. Volume in January 2019 reached 6,078,057 shares, down 64% from 17,867,500 shares in January 2018 and down 70% from 20,503,486 shares in December 2018.
The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended January 2019 at 3,165.96, up 3% 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 47.38 million in January 2019, an increase of 7.5% from AED 44.05 million in December 2018. A total of 222,060 contracts traded in January 2019, up 2.3% from 216,918 contracts in December 2018. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in January 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 and MSCI’s UAE equity index.
Members market share
|Top 10 brokers||% of equities traded value|
|Al Safwa Mubasher||11.21%|
|SHUAA Capital||5.96 %|
|SICO Financial Brokerage||3.84%|
|Brokerage House Securities||3.19%|
|Emirates NBD Securities||0.38%|