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Moscow Exchange’s (MOEX) announced that its total trading volumes amounted to RUB 71.1 trillion in May 2017.
Turnover grew on the Money Market (+39.6% YoY), Equity and Bond Market (exclusive of short-term bonds) (+28.7%), and FX Market (+21.5%).
Equity and Bond Market
Total trading volumes on the Equity and Bond Market grew by 28.7% to RUB 1,946.0 bln (May 2016: RUB 1,511.6 bln), exclusive of short-term bonds.
Turnover in shares, RDRs and investment fund units increased by 8.4% YoY to RUB 737.0 bln. The average daily turnover was RUB 36.8 bln (May 2016: RUB 35.8 bln).
Turnover in corporate, regional and sovereign bonds grew by 45.4% to RUB 1,209.0 bln (May 2016: RUB 831.4 bln), exclusive of short-term bonds that totalled RUB 744.1 bln. The average daily turnover was RUB 97.7 bln (May 2016: RUB 43.8 bln); or RUB 60.5 bln if not considering short-term bonds.
48 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 1,232.8 bln were placed in May.
Derivatives Market volumes amounted to RUB 6.5 trln (May 2016: RUB 7.8 trln), or 125.1 mln contracts (May 2016: 132.2 mln contracts), of which 117.6 mln contracts were futures and 7.5 mln contracts were options.
Open interest at the end of the month increased to RUB 805.1 bln (May 2016: RUB 711.2 bln).
FX Market turnover grew by 21.3% to RUB 29.3 trln (May 2016: RUB 24.1 trln), including spot trades totalling RUB 6.4 trln and swap trades and forwards together totalling RUB 22.9 trln.
The FX Market`s average daily turnover was RUB 1,466.0 bln (USD 25.7 bln) compared to RUB 1,270.1 bln (USD 19.3 bln) in May 2016.
Money Market turnover increased by 39.6% YoY to RUB 29.7 trln (May 2016: RUB 21.3 trln). The average daily turnover was RUB 1,486.3 bln (May 2016: RUB 1,120.8 bln).
The volume of repo transactions with the CCP was RUB 19.1 trln (May 2016: RUB 11.2 trln).
Precious metals trading reached RUB 8.2 bln (May 2016: RUB 10.1 bln), of which RUB 8.2 bln (3.6t) was gold and RUB 4.9 mln (158kg) was silver.
The total trading volume of agricultural products (grain and sugar) was RUB 320.6 mln in May.