Moscow Exchange trading volumes in December 2014
The Derivatives and FX markets were Moscow Exchange's most active in December, with volumes up a respective 137% and 52% YoY.
Equity & Bond Market
Secondary market turnover in stocks, RDRs, and investment fund units was RUB 1,199.3 bln (December 2013: RUB 749.6 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 54.5 bln (December 2013: RUB 35.7 bln).
Secondary corporate, regional, and sovereign bond turnover was RUB 805.0 bln (December 2013: RUB 1,028.5 bln). The average daily turnover was RUB 36.6 bln (December 2013: RUB 49.0 bln).
A total of 67 new bond issues with a combined value of RUB 942.4 bln were placed in December.
Derivatives Market turnover rose 137% to RUB 8.5 trln (December 2013: RUB 3.6 trln), or 168.9 mln contracts (December 2013: 83.9 mln contracts), of which RUB 7.6 trln were futures and RUB 971 bln were options.
FX derivatives volumes increased 370% YoY in December to RUB 5.7 trln. The FX options trading volume reached RUB 748.4 bln (December 2013: RUB 13.9 bln).
Open interest at the end of the month was RUB 457.3 bln (December 2013: RUB 389.9 bln).
FX Market turnover increased 52% YoY to RUB 25.6 trln (December 2013: RUB 16.9 trln), including spot trades of RUB 10.0 trln and swap trades of RUB 15.7 trln.
The FX Market's average daily turnover was RUB 1,164.1 bln (USD 21.0 bln) (December 2013: RUB 803.4 bln).
Money Market turnover totalled RUB 24.9 trln (December 2013: RUB 24.1 trln). The average daily turnover was RUB 1,129.9 bln (December 2013: RUB 1,148.2 bln).
The volume of repo transactions with the CCP was RUB 3.1 trln (December 2013: RUB 853.4 bln), with the average daily turnover up 250% YoY to RUB 141.2 bln.
Precious Metals Market
Trading in precious metals totalled RUB 4.5 bln. Turnover was 2 t of gold and 4 t of silver. Forty eight organisations participated on the Precious Metals Market, namely 39 banks and nine investment companies. Moscow Exchange's Precious Metals Market was launched at the end of 2013.
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