The volume of gold transactions on the Moscow stock exchange fell by almost half

Объем сделок с золотом на Московской бирже упал почти вдвое

JSC “Moscow exchange” reduced the physical volume of gold transactions. In the first half of the year the market fell by 47.4% compared to the same period a year earlier to 9.1 tons. But the number of transactions with silver have increased almost three times – up to 5,224 tons, against 1,761 tons in the first half of last year, according to Moscow exchange.

In the first half of this year was signed deals with gold and silver to the amount of 21.7 billion rubles. In the past year was 44.1 billion. Only in June 2019 were concluded deals to the amount of 2.1 billion rubles, including the volume of trading gold 0.8 tons and 240 kg silver at 7.4 million rubles.

In 2018 on the Moscow stock exchange were concluded deals with gold and silver in a total amount of 102 billion rubles, and last year – amounting to more than 115,7 billion.

In may this year, was beaten a historical record of the index of the Moscow exchange. For the first time in history it reached 2600 points.