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Total trading volumes across Moscow Exchange (MOEX)`s markets increased in August by 21.1% YoY to RUB 87.2 trln.
All of Moscow Exchange’s markets posted robust growth in August: the Bond Market (+84.6% YoY), Precious Metals Market (+77.3% YoY), Money Market (+36.9% YoY), Equity Market (+26.3% YoY), FX Market (+19.1% YoY); open interest in derivatives increased by 34.3% YoY.
Equity and Bond Market
Total trading volumes on the Equity and Bond Market grew by 60.2% YoY to RUB 2,452.7 bln (August 2016: RUB 1,531.1 bln), hereinafter exclusive of short-term bonds.
Turnover in shares, RDRs and investment fund units increased by 26.3% YoY to RUB 808.8 bln (August 2016: RUB 640.3 bln.). The average daily turnover was RUB 35.2 bln (August 2016: RUB 38.7 bln).
Turnover in corporate, regional and sovereign bonds grew by 84.6% YoY to reach RUB 1,643.9 bln (August 2016: RUB 890.7 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 71.5 bln (August 2016: RUB 38.7 bln).
38 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 1,598.7 bln (of which overnight bonds accounted for RUB 1,066.1) were placed in August.
Derivatives Market volumes amounted to RUB 7.3 trln (August 2016: RUB 9.1 trln), or 142.1 mln contracts (August 2016: 160.0 mln contracts), of which 136.1 mln contracts were futures and 6.1 mln contracts were options.
Open interest at the end of the month reached RUB 944.2 bln (August 2016: RUB 702.9 bln).
FX Market turnover rose by 19.1% YoY to RUB 30.4 trln (August 2016: RUB 25.5 trln), including spot trades totalling RUB 6.4 trln and swap trades and forwards together totalling RUB 24.0 trln.
The FX Market`s average daily turnover was RUB 1,322.1 bln (USD 22.2 bln) compared to RUB 1,109.7 bln (USD 17.1 bln) in August 2016.
Money Market turnover increased by 36.9% YoY to RUB 43.0 trln (August 2016: RUB 31.4 trln). The average daily turnover was RUB 1,869.0 bln (August 2016: RUB 1,365.1 bln).
The volume of repo transactions with the CCP was RUB 19.4 trln (August 2016: RUB 17.4 trln).
Total turnover in precious metals rose by 77.3% to RUB 18.2 bln (August 2016: RUB 10.3 bln), of which RUB 18.2 bln (7.4t) was gold and RUB 5.0 mln (155kg) was silver.
The total trading volume of agricultural products (grain and sugar) was RUB 523.4 mln in August.