Trading volume on Moscow Exchange exceeds RUB 1 quadrillion in 2021
In 2021, the total trading volume on the Moscow Exchange markets increased by 6.6%, reaching RUB 1.010 quadrillion for the first time ever.
Unless stated otherwise, all comparisons are in reference to 2020.
During 2021, record trading volumes were reached by the Equity Market (RUB 30 trillion, up 25.5%), Derivatives Market (RUB 158 trillion, up 21.7%) and Money Market (RUB 474 trillion, up 11.1%), as well as Standardised OTC Derivatives Market (RUB 2.8 trillion up 4 times) and Precious Metals Market (RUB 209.2 billion, up 4.8 times).
In 2021, 6 IPOs and 12 SPOs were held on the Moscow Exchange for a total amount of over RUB 500 billion (+96% by 2020).
885 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 12.3 trln (of which overnight bonds accounted for RUB 3.8 trln) were placed in 2021.
By the end of the year, the MOEX Russia Index - the main benchmark of the Russian stock market - increased by 15.1%.
Trading volume in shares, DRs and investment fund units rose by 25.5% to a record RUB 30.0 trln (2020: RUB 23.9 trln). ADTV grew by 23.0% to RUB 117.6 bln (2020: RUB 95.6 bln).
Trading volume in corporate, regional and sovereign bonds was RUB 18.6 trln (2020: RUB 26.2 trln). ADTV was RUB 73.0 bln (2020: RUB 104.6 bln).
Derivatives Market volumes increased by 21.7% to an all-time record high of RUB 158.0 trln (2020: RUB 129.9 trln) or 2.1 bln contracts (2020: 2.1 bln), of which 2.0 bln contracts were futures and 54.0 mln contracts were options. ADTV was RUB 619.6 bln (2020: RUB 519.5 bln).
Open interest at the end of the year increased by 41.5% to RUB 793.3 bln (2020: RUB 560.5 bln).
Standardized OTC Derivatives Market volume grew 4.8 times and reached RUB 2.8 trln.
FX Market trading volume was RUB 319,8 trln (2020: RUB 328.9 trln) with spot trades amounting to RUB 95.2 trln and swap trades and forwards totalling RUB 224.6 trln.
The FX Market’s ADTV was RUB 1 254.1 bln (USD 17.0 bln), compared to RUB 1 315.8 bln (USD 18.2 bln) in 2020.
Money Market turnover grew 11.1% to hit a record high of RUB 474.0 trln (2020: RUB 426.8 trln). ADTV was RUB 1 859.0 bln (2020: RUB 1 707.1 bln).
The CCP-cleared repo segment added 11.1% to reach a record RUB 271.0 trln, including the GCC repo segment which increased by 11.6% to all-time high RUB 83.8 trln.
Precious Metals Market
Turnover in precious metals (spot and swaps) was up 4 times to a record RUB 209.2 bln (2020: RUB 52.6 bln), of which RUB 206.8 bln (48.5 t) was gold and RUB 2.4 bln (40.2 t) was silver.