Moscow Exchange Trading Volumes in October 2021
In October 2021, total trading volumes across Moscow Exchange’s markets was RUB 84.9 trln (RUB 89.7 in October 2020). Unless stated otherwise, all figures below refer to performance for October 2021 and all comparisons are with the same period last year.
Growth leaders were the Equity Market (75.6%) and Derivatives Market (4.5%). Standardized OTC Derivatives Market was up 8.2 times and Precious Metals Market grew 2.1 times.
The number of trading days in October 2021 was 21 (versus 22 in October 2020).
Equity & Bond Market
Total trading volume on the Equity and Bond Market in October was RUB 4,502.5 bln (October 2020: RUB 4,530.7 bln), hereinafter excluding overnight bonds.
Trading volume in shares, DRs and investment fund units rose by 75.6% to RUB 3,019.6 bln (October 2020: RUB 1,719.4 bln). ADTV climbed 84.0% to RUB 143.8 bln (RUB 78.2 billion in October 2020).
Trading volume in corporate, regional and sovereign bonds was RUB 1,482.9 bln (October 2020: RUB 2,811.3 bln). ADTV was RUB 70.6 bln (October 2020: RUB 127.8 bln).
Eighty-six new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 811.3 bln (of which overnight bonds accounted for RUB 262.4 bln) were placed in October 2021.
Derivatives Market volumes increased by 4.5% to RUB 13.2 trln (October 2020: RUB 12.6 trln) or 172.0 mln contracts (October 2020: 190.6 mln), of which 166.7.5 mln contracts were futures and 5.3 mln contracts were options. ADTV was RUB 628.8 bln (October 2020: RUB 574.6 bln).
Open interest at the end of the month increased by 44.8% to RUB 966.5 bln (October 2020: RUB 667.6 bln).
Standardized OTC Derivatives Market volume grew 8.2 times and reached RUB 267.3 bln.
FX Market trading volume was RUB 24.9 trln (October 2020: RUB 29.9 trln), with spot trades amounting to RUB 7.7 trln and swap trades and forwards totaling RUB 17.1 trln.
The FX Market’s ADTV was RUB 1,184.9 bln (USD 16.6 bln), compared to RUB 1,358.5 bln (USD 17.5 bln) in October 2020.
Money Market turnover remained the same versus October 2020 at 41.6 trln. ADTV was RUB 1,982.9 bln (October 2020: RUB 1,892.3 bln).
The CCP-cleared repo segment added 5.4% to reach RUB 24.1 trln, including the GCC repo segment amounting to RUB 7.4 trln.
Precious Metals Market
Turnover in precious metals (spot and swaps) was up 2.1 times to RUB 12.9 bln (October 2020: RUB 6.2 bln), of which RUB 12.7 bln (3.1 t) was gold and RUB 0.2 bln (3.7 t) was silver.
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