Moscow Exchange Trading Volumes in April 2017
In April 2017, total trading volumes across Moscow Exchange's markets amounted to RUB 70.9 trln.
Turnover grew on the Money Market (+20.2% YoY), Equity and Bond Market (+17.9%) and FX Market (+9.5%).
Equity and Bond Market
Total trading volumes on the Equity and Bond Market grew by 17.9% to RUB 2,781.6 bln (April 2016: RUB 2,360.0 bln).
Turnover in shares, RDRs and investment fund units totalled RUB 718.2 bln (April 2016: RUB 972.2 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 35.9 bln (April 2016: RUB 46.3 bln).
Turnover in corporate, regional and sovereign bonds increased by 48.7% to RUB 2,063.4 bln (April 2016: RUB 1,387.8 bln), of which RUB 699.2 bln was trading in short-term bonds. The average daily turnover was RUB 103.2 bln (April 2016: RUB 66.1 bln).
49 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 1,086.6 bln were placed in April.
Derivatives Market volumes amounted to RUB 6.6 trln (April 2016: RUB 10.6 trln), or 120.3 mln contracts (April 2016: 179.7 mln contracts), of which 112.6 mln contracts were futures and 7.7 mln contracts were options.
Open interest at the end of the month increased to RUB 699.6 bln (April 2016: RUB 640.4 bln).
FX Market turnover was RUB 29.9 trln (April 2016: RUB 27.3 trln), including spot trades totalling RUB 5.7 trln and swap trades and forwards together totalling RUB 24.2 trln.
The FX Market's average daily turnover was RUB 1,496.9 bln (USD 26.5 bln) compared to RUB 1,302.3 bln (USD 19.5 bln) in April 2016.
Money Market turnover increased by 20.2% YoY to RUB 29.5 trln (April 2016: RUB 24.5 trln). The average daily turnover was RUB 1,473.9 bln (April 2016: RUB 1,167.9 bln).
The volume of repo transactions with the CCP was RUB 18.4 trln (April 2016: RUB 13.3 trln).
Precious metals trading reached RUB 10.2 bln (April 2016: RUB 10.1 bln), of which RUB 10.2 bln (4.4t) was gold and RUB 2.6 mn (79kg) was silver.
The total trading volume of agricultural products (grain and sugar) was RUB 283 mln in April.
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