Moscow Exchange Trading Volumes in February 2016
Moscow Exchange (ticker: MOEX) announces trading volumes for February 2016. The Derivatives Market and FX Market posted the strongest growth, with volumes increasing 103.1% and 55.6% YoY, respectively. Money Market rose 32.5% YoY and secondary bond trading volumes increased by 26.9% YoY.
Equity & Bond Market
Secondary market turnover in stocks, RDRs and investment fund units was RUB 766.7 bln. (February 2015: RUB 931.3 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 36.5 bln in February 2016 (February 2015: RUB 49.0 bln).
Secondary corporate, regional and sovereign bond turnover rose 26.9% to RUB 708.9 bln (February 2015: RUB 558.5 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 33.8 bln (February 2015: RUB 29.4 bln).
A total of 14 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 158.4 bln was placed in February.
Derivatives Market volumes increased by 103.1% and amounted to RUB 13.4 trln (February 2015: RUB 6.6 trln), or 207.9 mln contracts (February 2015: 116.9 mln contracts), of which 202.0 mln contracts were futures and 5.9 mln contracts were options.
Open interest at the end of the month was RUB 828.9 bln (February 2015: RUB 619.8 bln).
FX Market turnover reached RUB 30.5 trln (February 2015: RUB 19.6 trln), including spot trades of RUB 12.4 trln and swap trades of RUB 18.1 trln.
The FX Market's average daily turnover was RUB 1,450.8 bln (USD 18.8 bln) compared to RUB 1,030.7 bln in February 2015.
Money Market turnover increased by 32.5% YoY and totalled RUB 23.4 trln (February 2015: RUB 17.7 trln). The average daily turnover was RUB 1,114.7 bln (February 2015: RUB 930.2 bln).
The volume of repo transactions with the CCP was RUB 11.0 trln (February 2015: RUB 3.2 trln), with the average daily turnover increased 3.1 times YoY to RUB 525.4 bln.
Precious Metals Market
Trading volumes on the Precious Metals Market increased 2.8 times YoY to RUB 11.3 bln. Turnover was RUB 11.3 bln (3.8 t) for gold and RUB 12.6 mln (328.5 kg) for silver.
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