Moscow Exchange Trading Volumes in October 2015
Moscow Exchange (ticker: MOEX) announces trading volumes for October 2015. The Derivatives Market and FX Market posted the strongest growth, with volumes increasing 61.8% and 41.3% YoY, respectively. Equity trading volumes rose 24.2% YoY.
Equity & Bond Market
Secondary market turnover in stocks, RDRs and investment fund units was RUB 838.7 bln. (October 2014: RUB 800.2 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 38.1 bln (October 2014: RUB 34.8 bln).
Secondary corporate, regional and sovereign bond turnover was RUB 982.6 bln (October 2014: RUB 767.5 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 44.7 bln (October 2014: RUB 33.4 bln).
A total of 40 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 376.3 bln was placed in October.
Derivatives Market volumes rose 61.8% YoY to RUB 10.1 trln (October 2014: RUB 6.3 trln), or 173.6 mln contracts (October 2014: 142.8 mln contracts), of which 168.2 mln contracts were futures and 5.4 mln contracts were options.
Open interest at the end of the month was RUB 551.2 bln (October 2014: RUB 764.7 bln).
FX Market turnover grew 41.3% to RUB 30.7 trln (October 2014: RUB 21.7 trln), including spot trades of RUB 10.7 trln and swap trades of RUB 20.0 trln.
The FX Market's average daily turnover was RUB 1,395.1 bln (USD 22.1 bln) compared to RUB 944.4 bln in October 2014.
Money Market turnover totalled RUB 20.0 trln (October 2014: RUB 18.9 trln). The average daily turnover was RUB 907.4 bln (October 2014: RUB 823.0 bln).
The volume of repo transactions with the CCP was RUB 8.6 trln (October 2014: RUB 3.3 trln), with the average daily turnover increasing by 170% YoY to RUB 390.4 bln.
Precious Metals Market
Trading volumes on the Precious Metals Market increased nearly 4.8 times to RUB 11.7 bln YoY. Turnover was RUB 11.7 bln (5.0 t) for gold and RUB 4.9 mln (152.9 kg) for silver.
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