In March 2017, total trading volumes across Moscow Exchange`s markets amounted to RUB 85.3 trln.
Turnover grew on the Equity and Bond Market (+55.3%), Money Market (+22.7%) and FX Market (+19.0%).
Equity and Bond Market
Total trading volumes on the Equity and Bond Market grew by 55.3% to RUB 3,057.0 bln (March 2016: RUB 1,968.8 bln).
Turnover in shares, RDRs and investment fund units totalled RUB 839.6 bln (March 2016: RUB 870.5 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 38.2 bln (March 2016: RUB 39.6 bln).
Turnover in corporate, regional and sovereign bonds increased by 101.9% to RUB 2,217.4 bln (March 2016: RUB 1,098.3 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 100.8 bln (March 2016: RUB 49.9 bln).
40 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 1,148.6 bln were placed in March.
Derivatives Market volumes amounted to RUB 8.7 trln (March 2016: RUB 11.4 trln), or 155.6 mln contracts (March 2016: 182.1 mln contracts), of which 147.0 mln contracts were futures and 8.7 mln contracts were options.
Open interest at the end of the month increased to RUB 661.0 bln (March 2016: RUB 586.8 bln).
FX Market turnover was RUB 36.7 trln (March 2016: RUB 30.8 trln), including spot trades totalling RUB 7.9 trln as well as swap trades and forwards together amounting to RUB 28.7 trln.
The FX Market`s average daily turnover was RUB 1,666.6 bln (USD 28.7 bln) compared to RUB 1,400.0 bln (USD 19.9 bln) in March 2016.
Money Market turnover increased by 22.7% YoY to RUB 33.0 trln (March 2016: RUB 26.9 trln). The average daily turnover was RUB 1,498.9 bln (March 2016: RUB 1,221.6 bln).
The volume of repo transactions with the CCP was RUB 21.3 trln (March 2016: RUB 13.1 trln).
Precious Metals Market
Precious Metals Market trading volumes reached RUB 9.1 bln (March 2016: RUB 10.1 bln). Turnover was RUB 9.1 bln (3.9 t) for gold and RUB 2.7 mln (83 kg) for silver.