The Moscow Stock Exchange (MOEX), the largest exchange group in Russia, revealed its trading metrics for September 2021, noting that total trading volumes on the exchange increased by 3% to 89.2 trillion rubles. This figure is higher than the figure recorded in the same period last year, which amounted to 86.5 trillion rubles.
According to the report, the leading companies in such increasing numbers were the stock market, which accounted for 40%, and the money market, which accounted for 19%. Moreover, the benchmark OTC derivatives market rose 1.6 times, Mox said, while the precious metals market rose five times.
The volume of trading amounted to 25.4 trillion Russian rubles in the forex market space, which is down from the figure recorded in September 2020 of 29.9 trillion rubles. MOEX stated that spot trades amounted to 6.8 trillion rubles, while swaps and futures deals totaled 18.5 trillion rubles.
The exchange highlighted the following figures on the total volume of trading in the stock and bond market: “The total volume of trading in the stock and bond market in September 2021 increased by 6.4% to 4301.5 billion RUB (September 2020: 4041.3 billion RUB), the following is the exclusion of overnight bonds ” .
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In stocks, the total trading volume of DRs and investment fund units increased by 40% to settle at 2816.4 billion rubles. As a result, 97 new bond issues with a combined value of 1,018.8 trillion rubles (of which 284.2 billion Russian rubles) were issued in September 2021, the Commerce Ministry added. Moreover, in the derivatives market volumes, the Exchange Group reported that these volumes amounted to 12.8 trillion rubles, down from the figure recorded in September 2020 of 13.1 trillion rubles.
In August, total trading volumes on stock markets increased by 5.9% to 79.7 trillion rubles in the period, which is higher than the 75.3 trillion rubles recorded in the same period last year.
The main drivers of this performance were the derivatives market, the money market and the bond market, accounting for 18.9%, 17.5% and 15.6%, respectively.