Trading Report - May 2017

PUBLISHED ON 15-Jun-2017

The value of equities traded on Nasdaq Dubai in May 2017 reached USD 110,230,918, an increase of 58% from USD 69,563,550 in May 2016 and 0.7% lower than USD 111,043,797 in April 2017. 

Volume in May 2017 reached 28,071,032 shares, up 371% from 5,959,657 shares in May 2016 and 48% lower than 54,702,575 shares in April 2017.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended May 2017 at 3,264.86, down 0.7% from 3,287.73 at the end of April 2017, and down 0.9% 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, 335,980 contracts traded in May 2017, up 10% from 305,065 contracts in April 2017. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market during the month was Integrated Securities, followed by Menacorp and then Al Safwa Mubasher.

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 – May 2017

Top 10 brokers % of equities traded value
EFG-Hermes Brokerage 55.02
Al Safwa Mubasher 15.57
Arqaam Securities 13.64
Mashreq Securities 4.34
Al Ramz Capital 3.75
Emirates NBD Securities 2.09
SHUAA Capital 0.96
NBAD Securities 0.92
Daman Securities 0.88
Deutsche Bank 0.83
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