Trading Report - Mar 2019

PUBLISHED ON 02-Apr-2019

The value of equities traded in March 2019 reached USD 243,768,448, up 219% from USD 76,462,370 in March 2018 and up 330% from USD 56,666,658 in February 2019. Volume in March 2019 reached 21,986,032 shares, up 36% from 16,113,975 shares in March 2018 and up 159% from 8,480,757 shares in February 2019.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended March 2019 at 3,202.57, down 1.1% from 3,235.72 at the end of February 2019 and up 4.2% 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 44.22 million in March 2019, a 32% decrease from AED 64.69 million in February 2019. A total of 122,016 contracts traded in March 2019, down 49% from 239,508 contracts in February 2019. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in March 2019 was Brokerage House Securities, followed by Integrated Securities and then Al Safwa Mubasher.

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 64.46%
Arqaam Securities 27.21%
Al Safwa Mubasher 3.81 %
SICO Financial Brokerage 1.36%
Integrated Securities 1.14%
SHUAA Capital 0.71 %
Deutsche Bank 0.23%
Menacorp 0.22%
FAB Securities 0.21%
Al Ramz Capital 0.18%
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