MOEX total trading volumes up 15% YoY in July

Moscow Exchange MOEX

Total trading volumes across Moscow Exchange`s (MOEX) markets increased in July by 14.8% YoY to RUB 75.4 trln.

Turnover increased on the Bond Market (+34.0% YoY), Money Market (+28.9% YoY) and Equity Market (+8.7% YoY).

Equity and Bond Market

Total trading volumes on the Equity and Bond Market grew by 23.8% YoY to RUB 2,019.9 bln (July 2016: RUB 1,631.3 bln), hereinafter exclusive of short-term bonds.

Turnover in shares, RDRs and investment fund units increased to RUB 714.0 bln (July 2016: RUB 656.9 bln.). The average daily turnover was RUB 34.0 bln (July 2016: RUB 31.3 bln).

Turnover in corporate, regional and sovereign bonds grew by 34.0% YoY to reach RUB 1,305.8 bln (July 2016: RUB 974.3 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 62.2 bln (July 2016: RUB 46.4 bln).

35 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 1,373.8 bln (of which overnight bonds accounted for RUB 907.6) were placed in July.

Derivatives Market

Derivatives Market volumes amounted to RUB 7.1 trln (July 2016: RUB 7.8 trln), or 140.6 mln contracts (July 2016: 139.6 mln contracts), of which 133.8 mln contracts were futures and 6.9 mln contracts were options.

Open interest at the end of the month reached RUB 931.2 bln (July 2016: RUB 600.4 bln).

FX Market

FX Market turnover rose by 3.7% YoY to RUB 26.8 trln (July 2016: RUB 25.9 trln), including spot trades totalling RUB 6.8 trln and swap trades and forwards together totalling RUB 20. trln.

The FX Market`s average daily turnover was RUB 1,277.7 bln (USD 21.4 bln) compared to RUB 1,232.0 bln (USD 19.2 bln) in July 2016.

Money Market

Money Market turnover increased by 28.9% YoY to RUB 32.3 trln (July 2016: RUB 25.1 trln). The average daily turnover was RUB 1,539.5 bln (July 2016: RUB 1,194.6 bln).

The volume of repo transactions with the CCP was RUB 20.2 trln (July 2016: RUB 13.2 trln).

Commodities Market

Total turnover in precious metals rose by 10.8% to RUB 11.3 bln (July 2016: RUB 10.2 bln), of which RUB 11.3 bln (3.8t) was gold and RUB 3.2 mln (102kg) was silver.

The total trading volume of agricultural products (grain and sugar) was RUB 342.2 mln in July.

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