Trading Report - June 2018

PUBLISHED ON 30-Aug-2018

The value of equities traded in June 2018 reached USD 125,945,184, a decrease of 7.7% from USD 135,873,533 in June 2017 and 20.3% lower than USD 157,980,350 in May 2018. Volume in June 2018 reached 11,332,480 shares, down 73.5% from 42,735,553 shares in June 2017 and 50.7% below 22,973,913 shares in May 2018.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended June 2018 at 3104.07 down 2.1% from 3168.78 at the end of May 2018 and down 5.6% 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 11.8 million in June 2018, a decline of 26% from AED 15.96 million in May 2018. A total of 126,000 contracts traded in June, down 2.3% from 128,938 contracts in May. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in June was Integrated Securities followed by Al Ramz Capital and then Menacorp. 

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 74.37%
Arqaam Securities 12.97%
Al Safwa Mubasher 6.75 %
SHUAA Capital 1.69%
FAB Securities 1.67%
Emirates NBD Securities 0.71%
SICO Financial Brokerage 0.65%
Menacorp 0.45%
ADCB Securities 0.30 %
Al Ramz Capital 0.23%
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