Moscow Exchange Trading Volumes in July 2015
Moscow Exchange (ticker: MOEX) announces trading volumes for July 2015. The Derivatives Market and FX Market posted the strongest growth, with volumes increasing 83.5% and 42.4% YoY, respectively. Bond volumes also performed well.
Equity & Bond Market
Secondary market turnover in stocks, RDRs and investment fund units was RUB 689.3 bln. (July 2014: RUB 810.3 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 30.0 bln (July 2014: RUB 35.2 bln).
Secondary corporate, regional and sovereign bond turnover was RUB 813.8 bln (July 2014: RUB 765.9 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 35.4 bln (July 2014: RUB 33.3 bln).
A total of 34 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 297.1 bln were placed in July.
Derivatives Market volumes rose 83.5% YoY to RUB 7.6 trln (July 2014: RUB 4.1 trln), or 139.8 mln contracts (July 2014: 99.4 mln contracts), of which 136.1 mln contracts were futures and 3.7 mln contracts were options.
Open interest at the end of the month was RUB 571.0 bln (July 2014: RUB 455.5 bln).
FX Market turnover grew 42.4% to RUB 28.8 trln (July 2014: RUB 20.2 trln), including spot trades of RUB 8.6 trln and swap trades of RUB 20.1 trln.
The FX Market's average daily turnover was RUB 1,250.5 bln (USD 21.9 bln) compared to RUB 878.0 bln in July 2014.
Money Market turnover totalled RUB 16.5 trln (July 2014: RUB 18.2 trln). The average daily turnover was RUB 715.6 bln (July 2014: RUB 792.6 bln).
The volume of repo transactions with the CCP was RUB 5.5 trln (July 2014: RUB 2.2 trln), with the average daily turnover increasing by 150% YoY to RUB 238.6 bln.
Precious Metals Market
Trading volumes on the Precious Metals Market increased nearly 10 times to RUB 9.6 bln. Turnover was RUB 9.5 bln (4.5 t) for gold and RUB 0.5 mln (19.9 kg) for silver. Fifty-nine companies (49 banks and 10 investment companies) traded on the market during July.
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