MOSCOW, August 3 – PRIME. The number of individuals with brokerage accounts on the Moscow Exchange in July increased by 385.9 thousand people and exceeded 20.8 million, of which more than 1.9 million people made transactions on the stock market, follows from the message of the trading platform.
“The number of individuals with brokerage accounts on the Moscow Exchange in July 2022 exceeded 20.8 million (+385.9 thousand in July), they opened 34.8 million accounts. In July 2022, more than 1.9 million people made transactions on the stock market.
The share of private investors in the volume of trades in shares in July was 77%, in the volume of trades in bonds – 25.7%, on the spot currency market – 26.6%, on the derivatives market – 72.7%.
In July, the most popular securities in the portfolios of private investors were shares of Gazprom (28.7%), ordinary and preferred shares of Sberbank (21.7% and 6.2% respectively), shares of Norilsk Nickel (10.7%) , Lukoil (8.9%), preferred shares of Surgutneftegaz (5.7%), shares of Yandex (5.3%), Rosneft (4.8%), MTS (4.3% ) and Magnit (3.7%).
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The number of opened individual investment accounts (IIA) reached 5.6 million in July. Since the beginning of 2022, the turnover on IIS has amounted to 1.1 trillion rubles, in the turnover structure, 88.5% were transactions with shares, 3.8% – with bonds, 7.7% – with exchange-traded funds.
The regions are leaders in terms of the number of open IISs: Moscow (615.8 thousand), Moscow Region (343.9 thousand) and St. Petersburg (267.9 thousand). Of the other regions, the leading positions are also occupied by the Sverdlovsk region (182.2 thousand accounts), Bashkortostan (174.5 thousand accounts) and the Krasnodar Territory (166.3 thousand accounts).