Moscow Alternate Posts Month-to-month Restoration in June FX Buying and selling Demand

Moscow Alternate (MOEX) has revealed the buying and selling metrics on the platform for June 2022, reporting a major dip. The whole buying and selling quantity throughout markets got here in at RUB 73.5 trillion, which is down 6 p.c from the earlier month and virtually 10 p.c from the identical month within the earlier 12 months.

Demand for foreign exchange devices recovered month-over-month as the full buying and selling quantity got here in at RUB 17.8 trillion, in comparison with Could’s RUB 16.1 trillion. In June 2021, the full foreign currency trading quantity was at RUB 26.8 trillion.

Out of the full, foreign exchange spot devices accounted for RUB 7.5 trillion in buying and selling quantity, whereas RUB 10.3 trillion price of foreign exchange swaps and forwards have been traded final month. Each these figures dropped from the degrees of the earlier month.

Recovering Equities Demand

The equities and bond markets witnessed a major month-to-month restoration in buying and selling demand. The whole buying and selling quantity in these markets stood at RUB 15 trillion, which is up from the earlier month’s RUB 995.4 billion. Nevertheless, it nonetheless stays decrease than the earlier 12 months’s RUB 3.8 trillion.

Buying and selling quantity in shares, DRs and funding fund models noticed a month-to-month restoration to RUB 909.3 billion from RUB 596.9 billion, but it surely stays virtually 60 decrease year-over-year.

It’s to be famous that the continued Russia-Ukraine warfare has closely impacted the Russian home buying and selling market. Moscow Alternate was shut for nearly a month through the preliminary days of the warfare to shed the affect of the battle on the buying and selling markets. Nevertheless, buying and selling demand, particularly within the equities market, nonetheless stays considerably decrease than the pre-war ranges as a result of worldwide sanctions and restrictions.

Coming to the derivatives market, there was a marginal drop in month-to-month buying and selling demand. It got here in at RUB 5.3 trillion, in comparison with Could’s RUB 5.6 trillion. Nevertheless, the determine is considerably decrease than June 2021’s RUB 11.4 trillion.

The turnover within the treasured steel markets got here in at RUB 8.7 billion, strengthening from the earlier month’s RUB 4.1 billion however decrease than the earlier 12 months’s RUB 27.7 billion. Moreover, the demand within the cash market grew by 23.3 p.c to RUB 48.4 trillion on a year-over-year foundation.

This text was written by Arnab Shome at

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