SPB Exchange monthly report, June 2021

The value of foreign-securities transactions in main trading on SPB Exchange in June 2021 was USD 37.53 billion,1 up 40.7% from May (USD 26.67 billion).

The average daily trading volume involving foreign securities in June increased by 27.9% from May to USD 1.71 billion. Investors made 33.59 million transactions in main trading sessions in June.

The monthly trading volume in main trading, USD billions.

The number of active investor accounts in June increased by 11.3% to 861.77 thousand (774.02 thousand in May).

The number of active accounts, thousands.

As of June 30, 12.2 million client accounts were admitted to trading on SPB Exchange, an increase of 6.2% from a month earlier (11.49 million in May). The number of unique customers was 8.3 million, 5.6% more than in May.

June trades involved 1,554 equities and depositary receipts of foreign issuers as well as 32 Eurobonds. The value of transactions in main trading involving Eurobonds in June was USD 3.9 million.

The leading foreign securities by trading volume in main trading sessions were the equities and depositary receipts of the following issuers: Virgin Galactic (SPB: SPCE, 24.28%2 of the total trading volume in June), Tesla (SPB: TSLA, 5.32%), TAL Education (SPB: TAL, 3.6%), VipShop (SPB: VIPS, 2.53%), Apple (SPB: AAPL, 2.24%), ContextLogic (SPB: WISH, 2.23%), Alibaba (SPB: BABA, 2.11%), Clover Health Investments (SPB: CLOV, 1.93%), Moderna (SPB: MRNA, 1.72%), Biogen (SPB: BIIB, 1.56%).

The top 10 equities and depositary receipts of foreign issuers in investor portfolios in monetary terms as a percentage of the total volume at the end of June (average portfolio) were Alibaba (SPB: BABA, 6.12%), Virgin Galactic (SPB: SPCE, 4.13 %), Tesla (SPB: TSLA, 4.01%), Apple (SPB: AAPL, 3.52%), Freedom Holding (SPB: FRHC, 2.72%), Amazon (SPB: AMZN, 1.93%), Vipshop (SPB: VIPS, 1.82%), Boeing (SPB: BA, 1.77%), Baidu (SPB: BIDU, 1.59%), Microsoft (SPB: MSFT, 1.31%).

The share of trading volume in securities from the list of indices3 approved by the Bank of Russia in the total trading volume (in main trading sessions) in June was 37.36%.

In June, 18.64% of the monthly trading volume took place between 10:00 and 16:30 Moscow time, while 2.05% of monthly trading took place between 7:00 and 10:00 Moscow time.

Main events of the reporting period

On June 1st, trading of equities of 43 foreign issuers with a listing in the United States started on SPB Exchange. During June, organized trading of securities of 18 foreign issuers also began: Organon & Co. (OGN), Garrett Motion Inc. (GTX), STERIS plc (STE), CRISPR Therapeutics AG (CRSP), Sunrun Inc. (RUN), Unity Software Inc. (U), Marqeta, Inc. (MQ), Shoals Technologies Group, Inc. (SHLS), Qualtrics International Inc. (XM), AppLovin Corporation (APP), UiPath, Inc. (PATH), TuSimple Holdings Inc. (TSP), depositary receipts for the shares of Just Eat Takeaway.com N.V. (GRUB), Doximity, Inc. (DOCS), SentinelOne, Inc. (S), Paymentus Holdings, Inc. (PAY), Procore Technologies, Inc. (PCOR), KnowBe4, Inc. (KNBE).

On June 4th, the Qatar Stock Exchange and SPB Exchange signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at developing comprehensive partnerships and interaction between the exchanges.

On June 4th, Sovcombank and SPB Exchange signed an agreement on joint work on the formation of a segment of green and social bonds at SPB Exchange, trading in low-carbon energy certificates, trading quotas for greenhouse gas emissions, as well as trading certificates confirming the neutralization of greenhouse gas emissions.

On June 24th, SPB Exchange and Roman Goryunov, President of the NP RTS Association, received a nomination in the Stock Market Elite 2020 competition held by the National Association of Stock Market Participants (NAUFOR). The SPB Exchange became the winner in the "Project for the Development of the National Stock Market" category for “the localization of trading of foreign securities on the Russian financial market”. Roman Goryunov, President of the NP RTS Association, the main shareholder of SPB Exchange, became the winner in the “CEO of the Year” category.

About PJSC «SPB Exchange»

SPB Exchange is the leading exchange for international securities in the Russian financial market. SPB Exchange operates according to a B2B2C model, simultaneously focussing on retail investors and financial intermediaries as direct customers. SPB Exchange provides investment opportunities for Russian and international investors by offering a wide range of investment products, following best-execution principles and using smart order routing. Opening at 7 a.m. Moscow time, SPB Exchange’s proprietary technology platform provides 19-hour access to an expansive pool of investment products of international financial markets, tight spreads, and unique liquidity.

SPB Exchange’s trading hours cover trading sessions on international exchanges, including regular as well as pre-market and a significant part of post-market trading in the United States and Europe.

SPB Exchange Group includes the subsidiary operating companies MFB Clearing Center (JSC), which provides clearing services, and PJSC Best Efforts Bank, which acts as a settlement depository.

1 The value of transactions (in main trading) involving foreign securities, which includes equities and depositary receipts of foreign issuers with listings in the United States and Germany and on the LSE, is provided.
2 Percentages of equities and depositary receipts in the total trading volume (in main trading) on SPB Exchange for foreign securities in June 2021.
3 The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), Nasdaq-100 (NDX), S&P 500 (SPX) and DAX 30.