The Volume of Trading on the Moscow Exchange Increased by 6% in August
OREANDA-NEWS In August 2018, the total trading volume on the Moscow exchange markets increased by 6% and amounted to 79.5 trillion rubles, according to the message of the trading platform. In July, the Exchange trading volume was 75.2 trillion rubles.
Almost all Exchange markets demonstrated growth in turnover: the futures market (growth of 15.1%), the stock market (growth of 10.9%), the bond market (growth of 8.9%) and the foreign exchange market (growth of 3.1%). Dynamics is shown in comparison with the same period of 2017.
The volume of trading on the stock market in August increased by 9.6% and reached 2,687 trillion rubles. The volume of trading in shares, Depositary receipts and shares increased by 10.9% and amounted to 897.1 billion rubles. The average daily trading volume was 39 billion rubles.
Trading volume of corporate, regional and government bonds increased by 8.9% and amounted to 1.79 trillion rubles. The average daily trading volume is 77.8 billion rubles. In August, 49 bond loans totaling RUB 2,034 trillion were placed on the stock market of the Moscow exchange (including the volume of placement of one-day bonds by RUB 1,006 trillion).
The volume of trading on the derivatives market increased by 15.1% and amounted to 8.4 trillion rubles. Trading volume of futures contracts amounted to 128.3 million contracts, option contracts-6.2 million contracts. The average daily trading volume is 363.8 billion rubles. The volume of open positions in the derivatives market at the end of the month amounted to 636.3 billion rubles.
The volume of trading in the foreign exchange market increased by 3.1% and amounted to 31.4 trillion rubles. The volume of trading in spot instruments increased by 40.3% and reached 9 trillion rubles, the volume of swap and forward transactions amounted to 22.3 trillion rubles. The average daily trading volume on the Moscow exchange foreign exchange market was 1.363 trillion rubles, or 20.7 billion US dollars, compared to 1.322 trillion rubles in August 2017 (22.2 billion US dollars).
The volume of trading on the money market amounted to 34.9 trillion rubles, the average daily volume of operations-1.515 trillion rubles. The volume of repo transactions with the Central counterparty (CC) increased by 2.5% to RUB 19.3 trillion. At the same time, the volume of repo operations with the Central Committee with clearing participation certificates (COC) increased almost 10 times and reached 3.5 trillion rubles, the volume of Deposit operations with the Central Committee showed an increase of more than 10 times and amounted to 2.2 trillion rubles. The volume of direct repo transactions with the Bank of Russia amounted to 90 billion rubles compared to 14.4 trillion rubles in August 2017.
The volume of trading in precious metals (spot and swap) amounted to 12.2 billion rubles (18.2 billion rubles in August 2017), including the volume of trading in gold - 12.1 billion rubles (4.8 tons), silver - 17.2 million rubles (540.3 kg). The volume of trading in spot gold instruments amounted to 2.4 billion rubles (in August 2017 – 0.4 billion rubles). The average daily trading volume is 528.8 million rubles (791.9 million rubles in August 2017). The total volume of exchange trading in agricultural products (grain, sugar) at the end of August amounted to 6.1 billion rubles (0.5 billion rubles in August 2017). The average daily trading volume is 265.2 million rubles (22.8 million rubles in August 2017).