Moscow Exchange Trading Volumes in September 2015
Moscow Exchange (ticker: MOEX) announces trading volumes for September 2015. The Derivatives Market and FX Market posted the strongest growth, with volumes increasing 102.5% and 84.7% YoY, respectively.
Equity & Bond Market
Secondary market turnover in stocks, RDRs and investment fund units was RUB 735.4 bln. (September 2014: RUB 762.9 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 33.4 bln (September 2014: RUB 34.7 bln).
Secondary corporate, regional and sovereign bond turnover was RUB 711.9 bln (September 2014: RUB 635.6 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 32.4 bln (September 2014: RUB 28.9 bln).
A total of 22 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 193.8 bln were placed in September.
Derivatives Market volumes rose 102.5% YoY to RUB 10.7 trln (September 2014: RUB 5.3 trln), or 173.2 mln contracts (September 2014: 125.3 mln contracts), of which 168.6 mln contracts were futures and 4.6 mln contracts were options.
Open interest at the end of the month was RUB 481.7 bln (September 2014: RUB 455.6 bln).
FX Market turnover grew 84.7% to RUB 34.6 trln (September 2014: RUB 18.7 trln), including spot trades of RUB 10.5 trln and swap trades of RUB 24.0 trln.
The FX Market's average daily turnover was RUB 1,570.6 bln (USD 23.5 bln) compared to RUB 850.3 bln in September 2014.
Money Market turnover totalled RUB 17.9 trln (September 2014: RUB 18.3 trln). The average daily turnover was RUB 813.3 bln (September 2014: RUB 830.5 bln).
The volume of repo transactions with the CCP was RUB 7.4 trln (September 2014: RUB 2.8 trln), with the average daily turnover increasing by 160% YoY to RUB 334.3 bln.
Precious Metals Market
Trading volumes on the Precious Metals Market increased 5.1 times to RUB 10.6 bln YoY. Turnover was RUB 10.6 bln (4.4 t) for gold and RUB 1.6 mln (49.2 kg) for silver.
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