01.12.2014 19:50

Moscow Exchange trading volumes in November 2014

The FX and Derivatives markets posted the strongest volume growth in November, increasing 51.9% and 121.3% YoY respectively.

Equity & Bond Market

Secondary market turnover in stocks, RDRs, and investment fund units was RUB 751.4 bln (November 2013: RUB 731.2 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 39.5 bln (November 2013: RUB 36.6 bln).

Secondary corporate, regional, and sovereign bond turnover was RUB 570.0 bln (November 2013: RUB 842.7 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 30.0 bln (November 2013: RUB 42.1 bln).

A total of 12 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 48.3 bln were placed in November.

Derivatives Market

Derivatives Market turnover rose 121% to RUB 7.7 trln (November 2013: RUB 3.5 trln), or 162.8 mln contracts (November 2013: 80.7 mln contracts), of which RUB 6.6 trln were futures and RUB 1.1 trln were options.

The growth was driven mainly by FX futures volumes, which increased 370% YoY in November to RUB 5.5 trln. The FX options trading volume reached RUB 815 bln (November 2013: RUB 9 bln).  

Open interest at the end of the month was a record high of RUB 1,097 bln (November 2013: RUB 515 bln).

FX Market

FX Market turnover increased 51.9% to RUB 18.7 trln (November 2013: RUB 12.3 trln), including spot trades of RUB 6.9 trln and swap trades of RUB 11.8 trln.

The FX Market's average daily turnover was RUB 986.6 bln (USD 21.5 bln), compared to RUB 616.9 bln in November of 2013.

Money Market

Money Market turnover totalled RUB 15.4 trln (November 2013: RUB 16.1 trln). The average daily turnover was RUB 808.3 bln (November 2013: RUB 806.3 bln).

The volume of repo transactions with the CCP was RUB 2.7 trln. The average daily turnover was RUB 142.5 bln.

Precious Metals Market

Trading in precious metals totalled RUB 2.5 bln. Turnover was 1.4 t of gold and 1.2 t of silver. Forty-six organisations participated on the Precious Metals Market, namely 37 banks and nine investment companies. Moscow Exchange's Precious Metals Market was launched at the end of 2013.


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