Trading Report - July 2017

PUBLISHED ON 10-Oct-2017

The value of equities traded on Nasdaq Dubai in July 2017 reached USD 107,617,050, an increase of 15% from USD 93,656,743 in July 2016 and 21% lower than USD 135,873,533 in June 2017. 

Volume in July 2017 reached 25,804,447 shares, up 170% from 9,537,409 shares in July 2016 and down 40% from 42,735,553 shares in June 2017.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended July 2017 at 3,522.75, up 5.6% from 3,334.74 at the end of June 2017, and up 6.9% 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 July 2017 reached AED 51.26 million, up 11% from AED 46.25 million in June 2017. A total of 222,073 contracts traded in July, down slightly from 222,270 contracts in June. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market during July was Menacorp followed by Al Safwa Mubasher and then Integrated Securities.

The futures market currently consists of single stock futures on 13 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 Properties, Etisalat, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, and Union Properties. 

Members market share – July 2017

Top 10 brokers % of equities traded value
EFG-Hermes Brokerage 44.89
Arqaam Securities 25.94
Al Safwa Mubasher 10.78
Menacorp 3.71
Al Ramz Capital 3.47
Emirates NBD Securities 2.88
SHUAA Securities 2.36
SHUAA Capital 1.59
Deutsche Bank 1.12
NBAD Securities 0.93
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