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Source: Moscow Exchange – Moscow Exchange –

100 thousand new clients came to the Moscow Exchange derivatives market in 2023. At the end of the year, 331 thousand individuals entered into transactions on the derivatives market, which is 12% more than a year ago.

Last year was a record year for the number of new instruments – during this period, 37 new derivatives were launched, including perpetual futures for gold and the Moscow Exchange Index, premium options for currencies and commodities, futures for new currency pairs, stocks and commodities.

The volume of trading in derivatives market instruments in December 2023 amounted to 8.6 trillion rubles (4.7 trillion rubles in December 2022). The average daily trading volume has more than doubled since the beginning of 2023 and amounted to 411 billion rubles in December.

The most popular futures contracts in 2023 in terms of the number of active clients – individuals were contracts for foreign currency exchange rates against the ruble: “US dollar – Russian ruble” (44%) and “Chinese yuan – Russian ruble” (24%); on prices for natural gas (38%), Brent oil (35%), ordinary shares of Sberbank (30%) and gold (24%).

The record open interest in premium stock options was recorded in December 2023 – more than 7 billion rubles. In total, more than 55 thousand clients traded premium options on stocks, currencies, gold and the Moscow Exchange Index in 2023.

Among perpetual contracts, the maximum trading activity was recorded in perpetual futures for the currency pair “US dollar – Russian ruble”: the average daily trading volume in 2023 exceeded 4.5 billion rubles. The total trading volume of perpetual futures for currencies, gold and index at the end of the year amounted to a record 1.7 trillion rubles, the open position was 70 billion rubles. In total, more than 42.5 thousand clients traded perpetual futures in 2023.

Moscow Exchange derivatives market is the leading derivatives trading platform in Russia and Eastern Europe, which combines developed infrastructure, reliability and guarantees, as well as the most modern futures and options trading technologies. Today, about 200 derivative instruments are traded on the derivatives market of the Moscow Exchange: options on stocks and currencies, futures contracts and options on them, the underlying assets of which are stock indices, shares, currency pairs, precious and industrial metals, oil, gas and other commodities, interest rates rates.

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