Trading Report - July 2018

PUBLISHED ON 30-Aug-2018

The value of equities traded in July 2018 reached USD 85,677,823, a decrease of 20.4% from USD 107,617,050 in July 2017 and 32% lower than USD 125,945,184 in June 2018. Volume in July 2018 reached 7,444,820 shares, down 71.8% from 25,804,447 shares in July 2017 and 34.3% below 11,332,480 shares in June 2018.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended July 2018 at 3,279.05, up 5.6% from 3,104.07 at the end of June 2018 and down 0.3% from 3,288.69 at the end of December 2017.

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 11.65 million in July 2018, a decline of 1.5% from AED 11.83 million in June 2018. A total of 107,500 contracts traded in July, down 14.7% from 126,000 contracts in June. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in July was   Integrated Securities followed by Al Ramz Capital and then Brokerage House Securities. 

The futures market currently consists of single stock futures on 17 UAE-listed companies as well as index futures on DFM’s DFMGI index and ADX’s ADI index.

Members market share

Top 10 brokers % of equities traded value
EFG-Hermes Brokerage 73.38%
Arqaam Securities 13.76%
Al Safwa Mubasher 4.55 %
Menacorp 1.88%
SHUAA Capital 1.76%
Integrated Securities 1.1%
Al Ramz Capital 0.96%
Emirates NBD Securities 0.86%
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