FX trading volume on the Moscow Stock Exchange fell 28.6% in March
On Monday, the Moscow Exchange (MOEX), the largest stock exchange group in Russia, published turnover data for March 2022. Compared to the previous year, the trading volume increased to RUB 154.5 trillion.
According to the report, the trading volume in March 2021 was RUB 90.4 trillion. In March 2022, the total trading volume on the stock and bond markets amounted to RUB 635.3 billion, which is a decrease compared to the values in March 2021, which amounted to RUB 4408.7 billion.
The document also indicated that the trading volume in shares, DR and mutual fund units amounted to RUB 445.2 billion (March 2021: RUB 2,671.3 billion). The average daily turnover was 74.2 billion RUB (March 2021: 121.4 billion RUB). Trading in corporate, regional and sovereign bonds amounted to 190.1 billion RUB (March 2021: 1,737.4 billion RUB).
Derivatives market volume amounted to RUB 2.3 trillion (March 2021: RUB 16.4 trillion) or 26.2 million contracts (March 2021: RUB 221.9 million), of which 25.2 million were futures and 1.0 million – options. As a result, the average daily trading value in March 2021 was RUB 747.0 billion (March 2016: RUB 116.3 billion). At the end of the month, the value of open positions amounted to RUB 281.1 billion (March 2021: RUB 737.0 billion).
Moscow Stock Exchange excluded from the industry organization
In March, the Federation of European Stock Exchanges (FESE) excluded the Moscow Stock Exchange from its ranks. – The Federation of European Stock Exchanges (FESE) strongly condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. We direct our thoughts and unwavering support to the Ukrainian people – wrote the trade association in its press release.
FESE is an industry association that represents operators of European exchanges and other market segments, including stock exchanges, financial derivatives, power and commodity exchanges.