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The trading volume of stocks totalled RUB 767 bln in September. The average daily trading volume was RUB 36.5 bln, up 4% MoM. The T+2 sector made up 98% of the total secondary market trading volume and the T0 sector accounted for 2%.
The MICEX Index was up 2.7% MoM to 2,077.19 at the end of September from 2,022.22 at the end of August. The dollar-denominated RTS Index rose by 3.7% to 1,136.75 from 1,095.84. The cash equity market’s capitalisation increased by 4% to USD 612.1 bln from USD 590.8 bln.
The Bond Market’s trading volume totalled RUB 2,219 bln in September. The average daily trading volume was RUB 105.7 bln, down 10.3% MoM. Secondary market turnover in corporate ruble bonds was RUB 307.4 bln (13.9% of the total trading volume).
Regional ruble bonds’ turnover was RUB 25.8 bln (1.2%), Sovereign ruble bonds saw RUB 674.8 bln (30.4%), while Eurobonds had RUB 18.6 bln (0.8%). The total volume of new issues placed was RUB 1,192.3 bln (53.7%).
The FX market’s trading volume totalled RUB 26.4 trln in September.
The average daily trading volume was RUB 1.3 trln, down 4.7% MoM. Spot trading reached RUB 6.6 trln, or 25% of the total trading volume. Swap operations accounted for 75% of the total trading volume (RUB 19.9 trln). USD/RUB transactions made up 83% of the total trading volume, with a total value of RUB 21.9 trln; EUR/RUB came to RUB 3 trln (11.4%); EUR/USD totalled RUB 1.4 trln (5.4%), and CNY/RUB were RUB 51.1 bln (0.2%). Other instruments were traded for RUB 9.3 bln.
The complete report for September can be seen here.