Euronext annonce une journeé record sur ses marchés

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Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris - 25 August 2015– Euronext, the leading exchange in the Eurozone, today announced record trading volumes on its markets on 24 August 2015. 

On Euronext cash markets over 550 million orders were managed, strongly exceeding the previous record set in January 2015 by 22%.  With 4,478,154 transactions, a new record was achieved, an increase of +16% compared to the previous one on 9 August 2011. 

On the derivatives markets, including the commodity markets, 217 million orders were managed, a record since Euronext’s IPO in June 20141.  1,515,232 contracts were traded, the highest since 16 December 2014.  Euronext’s internal system managed more than 668 million theoretical price updates (more than 2.5 times the normal average daily amount) throughout the day ensuring the best possible investor protection.

Lee Hodgkinson, Head of Markets and Global Sales, said, “Yesterday was an exceptional day for trading across all Euronext markets and was our most active day since January 2008. Our trading infrastructure and supervisory teams performed exceptionally well to maintain fair and orderly markets in the face of such intense market activity, underlining the benefits to investors of regulated, transparent and centrally cleared markets.”

Notes to Editors
1Records for Euronext Derivatives contracts started at Euronext’s IPO so data prior to this date is not available

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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 close to 2,000 listed issuers and around €5.8 trillion in market capitalisation as of end June 2022, 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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