Trading Report : September 2017

PUBLISHED ON 23-Oct-2017

The value of equities traded on Nasdaq Dubai in September 2017 reached USD 106,211,122, an increase of 23% from USD 86,604,564 in September 2016 and 25% higher than USD 85,074,950 in August 2017.

Volume in September 2017 reached 17,065,791 shares, up 125% from 7,576,980 shares in September 2016 and down 6% from 18,081,604 shares in August 2017.

The FTSE Nasdaq Dubai UAE 20 index ended September 2017 at 3,425.33, down 1.8% from 3,489.49 at the end of August 2017, and up 4% 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 September 2017 reached AED 29.65 million, a decline of 51% from AED 59.90 million in August 2017. A total of 113,303 contracts traded in September, down 63% from 304,301 contracts in August. The most active broker by value on the equity futures market during September was Menacorp followed by Integrated Securities and then Al Ramz 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 – September 2017

Top 10 brokers % of equities traded value
EFG-Hermes Brokerage 70.83
Arqaam Securities 11.06
Al Safwa Mubasher 8.48
Emirates NBD Securities 2.3
SHUAA Securities 2.17
SHUAA Capital 0.97
Menacorp 0.82
Integrated Securities 0.73
ADCB Securities 0.58
Deutsche Bank 0.47
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