Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris – 5 November  2014 – Euronext, the leading exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for October 2014.

  • The October 2014 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €8,123 million (+49.2% compared to October 2013) reaching the highest level since August 2011.
  • In October 2014, the average daily volumes on equity index derivatives were up by 41% to 327,543 contracts when compared with October 2013, while the activity on individual equity derivatives remained flat at 291,892 contracts.
  • October was the second most active month ever on commodities with an average daily volume at 66,398 contracts traded, more than 13% above the previous yearly record of July 2014.
  • On 16 October, the Euronext markets reached a yearly record volume with €12.3 bln traded on the Euronext cash order book and 1.4 mln contracts traded on Euronext derivatives.
  • On the primary market, Pershing Square Holdings ltd became the largest European IPO year-to-date raising €2.4 billion.€1,443 million of follow-on equity was raised on Euronext by issuers in October, of which €907 million by EnterNext SMEs.  €5.7 billion was raised in corporate bonds.
  • The French Individual Equity Options reached a yearly record high twice during the month, the first time on 28 October at 272,185 contracts traded and a second time on 30 October at 339,656 contracts traded.
  • The mini future contract on AEX-Index and CAC 40 Index reached a new record high on 16 October at respectively 1,539 and 2,186 lots traded.
  • At the end of October the number of outstanding Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) listed on Euronext and linked to Euronext indices reached a record at 7,215.
  • A new end of month all time record was reached in the number of listings in Warrants and Certificates with more than 43,600 live listings at the end of October.

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About Euronext 
Euronext is the leading pan-European market infrastructure, connecting European economies to global capital markets, to accelerate innovation and sustainable growth. It operates regulated exchanges in Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Portugal. With more than 1,900 listed issuers and around €6.5 trillion in market capitalisation as of end June 2023, it has an unmatched blue-chip franchise and a strong diverse domestic and international client base. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets, one of Europe’s leading electronic fixed income trading markets and is the largest centre for debt and funds listings in the world. Its total product offering includes Equities, FX, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. The Group provides a multi-asset clearing house through Euronext Clearing, and custody and settlement services through Euronext Securities central securities depositories in Denmark, Italy, Norway and Portugal. Euronext also leverages its expertise in running markets by providing technology and managed services to third parties. In addition to its main regulated market, it also operates a number of junior markets, simplifying access to listing for SMEs.  
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