Trading Report - Sep 2018

PUBLISHED ON 23-Oct-2018

The value of equities traded in September 2018 reached USD 48,188,974, down 55% from USD 106,211,122 in September 2017 and 43% lower than USD 85,075,459 in August 2018. Volume in September 2018 reached 8,574,316 shares, down 50% from 17,065,791 shares in September 2017 and up 9% from 7,888,288 shares in August 2018.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended September 2018 at 3,250.41, down 0.9% from 3,277.94 at the end of August and down 1.2% 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 13.19 million in September 2018, an increase of 5% from AED 12.51 million in August 2018.  A total of 69,200 contracts traded in September, up 206% from 22,620 contracts in August. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market in September was Integrated Securities followed by Brokerage House Securities and then Al Ramz Capital.

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 52.97%
Arqaam Securities 22.92%
Al Safwa Mubasher 6.55%
FAB Securities 4.36%
SHUAA Capital 4.09%
Emirates NBD Securities 2.75%
Integrated Securities 1.77%
SICO 1.51%
Menacorp 0.95%
Daman Securities 0.57%
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