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02.06.2020 17:30

Moscow Exchange Trading Volumes in May 2020

Unless stated otherwise, all figures below refer to performance for May 2020 and all comparisons are with the same period last year.

In May 2020, the average daily trading volume across Moscow Exchange’s markets increased by 9.8% to RUB 3.2 trln (RUB 2.9 trln in May 2019). Total trading volumes were RUB 60.6 trln (RUB 61 trln in May 2019).

Volumes grew across almost all markets, led by the Equity Market (+55.4%), spot FX Market (+20.8%), Derivatives Market (+16.3%), Standartised OTC Derivatives Market (+13.1%) and the Money Market (+8%).

The number of trading days in May 2020 was 19 (versus 21 trading days in May 2019).

Equity & Bond Market

Total trading volumes on the Equity and Bond Market in May 2020 rose by 16.0% to RUB 3,599.2 bln (May 2019: RUB 3,103.0 bln), hereinafter excluding overnight bonds.

Turnover in shares, RDRs and investment fund units surged by 55.4% to RUB 1,585.2 bln (May 2019: RUB 1,020.0 bln). ADTV was RUB 83.4 bln (May 2019: RUB 48.6 bln).

Turnover in corporate, regional and sovereign bonds was RUB 2,014.0 bln (May 2019: RUB 2,083.0 bln). ADTV was RUB 106.0 bln (May 2019: RUB 99.2 bln).

Sixty new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 1,010.3 bln (of which overnight bonds accounted for RUB 210.7 bln) were placed in May 2020.

Derivatives Market

Derivatives Market volumes increased by 16.3% to RUB 7.6 trln (May 2019: RUB 6.5 trln) or 137.3 mln contracts (May 2019: 117.0 mln), of which 133.2 mln contracts were futures and 4.1 mln contracts were options. ADTV was RUB 400.7 bln (May 2019: RUB 311.6 bln).

Open interest at the end of the month was RUB 554.9 bln (May 2019: RUB 583.2 bln).

Standartised OTC Derivatives Market volumes increased by 13.1% to RUB 13.6 bln (May 2019: RUB 12.0 bln).

FX Market

FX Market turnover was RUB 21.0 trln (May 2019: RUB 24.5 trln), with spot trades growing 20.8% to RUB 6.0 trln and swap trades and forwards totaling RUB 15.1 trln.

The FX Market’s ADTV was RUB 1,107.8 bln (USD 15.3 bln), compared to RUB 1,164.3 bln (USD 18.0 bln) in May 2019.

Money Market

Money Market turnover grew 8.0% to RUB 27.7 trln (May 2019: RUB 25.7 trln). ADTV was RUB 1,459.8 bln (May 2019: RUB 1,223.1 bln). The CCP-cleared repo segment increased by 11.7% to RUB 16.2 trln.
 

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