Trading Report - October 2018

PUBLISHED ON 15-Nov-2018

The value of equities traded in October 2018 reached USD 81,387,641, down 22% from USD 104,188,558 in October 2017 and 69% higher than USD 48,188,974 in September 2018. Volume in October 2018 reached 9,178,161 shares, down 61% from 23,644,208 shares in October 2017 and up 7% from 8,574,316 shares in September 2018.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended October 2018 at 3,221.30, down 0.9% from 3,250.41 at the end of September and down 2.0 % 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 9.59 million in October 2018, a decrease of 27% from AED 13.19 million in September 2018.  A total of 82,698 contracts traded in October, up 20% from 69,200 contracts in September. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in October 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 65.57%
Arqaam Securities 17.67%
Al Safwa Mubasher 8.18 %
Emirates NBD Securities 2.56%
SICO 2.33%
SHUAA Capital 1.74 %
Mashreq Securities 0.73%
Integrated Securities 0.66%
Al Ramz Capital 0.33%
FAB Securities 0.07%
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