Trading Report : October 2017

PUBLISHED ON 20-Nov-2017

The value of equities traded on Nasdaq Dubai in October 2017 reached USD 104,188,558, a decrease of 9% from USD 114,763,343 in October 2016 and 2% lower than USD 106,211,122 in September 2017. 

Volume in October 2017 reached 23,644,208 shares, up 67% from 14,190,396 shares in October 2016 and 39% higher than 17,065,791 shares in September 2017.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended October 2017 at 3,492.04, up 2% from 3,425.33 at the end of August 2017, and up 6% 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 October 2017 reached AED 45.62  million, an increase of 54% from AED 29.65  million in September 2017. A total of 265,182 contracts traded in October, up 134% from 113,303 contracts in September. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market during October was Menacorp followed by Al Ramz Capital and then Arqaam Capital.  

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 – October 2017

Top 10 brokers % of equities traded value
EFG-Hermes Brokerage 66.46
Arqaam Securities 8.07
Al Safwa Mubasher 7.69
Al Ramz Capital 4.23
Emirates NBD Securities 3.75
SICO 2.11
SHUAA Capital 1.38
Menacorp 1.33
SHUAA Securities 1.3
Integrated Securities 0.83
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