Moscow Exchange announces trading volumes for October 2014
In October 2014, Moscow Exchange's FX and Derivatives Markets posted the strongest growth, increasing 57.2% and 67.0% YoY respectively.
Equity & Bond Market
Secondary market turnover in stocks, RDRs, and investment fund units was RUB 800.2 bln (October 2013: RUB 874.3 bln). The average daily trading volume was RUB 34.8 bln (October 2013: RUB 38.0 bln).
Secondary corporate, regional, and sovereign bond turnover was RUB 767.5 bln (October 2013: RUB 1 063.9 bln). The average daily trading volume was RUB 33.4 bln (October 2013: RUB 46.3 bln).
A total of 36 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 202.2 bln were placed in October.
Derivatives Market turnover was RUB 6.3 trln (October 2013: RUB 3.8 trln), or 142.8 mln contracts (October 2013: 82.4 mln contracts), of which RUB 5.7 trln was futures and RUB 0.6 trln was options.
The growth was driven mainly by increased volumes in FX futures, which were up 3.5 times YoY in October to RUB 3.7 trln.
On 30 October, turnover was RUB 617 bln, or 13.9 mln contracts, a record since the launch of the Derivatives Market. The previous record was set in September 2012. The average daily trading volume for the month was RUB 272.6 bln.
The month's open interest was RUB 764.7 bln (October 2013: RUB 475.9 bln).
FX Market turnover increased to RUB 21.7 trln (October 2013: RUB 13.8 trln), including spot trades of RUB 8.8 trln and swap trades of RUB 13.0 trln.
The FX Market's average daily trading volume was RUB 944.4 bln (USD 23.1 bln).
Money Market turnover totalled RUB 18.9 trln (October 2013: RUB 20.5 trln). The average daily turnover was RUB 823.0 bln (October 2013: RUB 892.6 bln).
The volume of repo transactions with the CCP was RUB 3.3 trln. The average daily trading volume was RUB 145.4 bln, a record since the launch of repo with central counterparty.
Precious Metals Market
Trading in precious metals totalled RUB 2.5 bln. Turnover was 1.5 t of gold and 1.8 t of silver. Forty-six organisations participated in the Precious Metals Market, namely 37 banks and nine investment companies. Moscow Exchange launched its Precious Metals Market at the end of 2013.
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