Euronext announces volumes for April 2017


Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris – 4 May 2017 – Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for April 2017.

  • The April 2017 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €8,458 million up +21.7% compared to April 2016 and up +14.4% from the previous month. Please note that April was the fourth consecutive month of volume increase and the best average daily transaction value since February 2016. Furthermore, 24 April was the most active day of the year with €15.9 billion traded. The average daily transaction value on ETFs was €549 million, flat compared to April 2016 and up +7.3% from the previous month. Our ETF offering remained stable this month with 809 listings at
  • The average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 272,141 contracts in April 2017, up +28.8% compared to April 2016 and up +19.6% from the previous month. Please note that 19 April was the most active day on equity index derivatives since December 2014 with 833,262 contracts traded of which 594,600 contracts of the CAC40® future, exceeding the previous 2017 record by 47.0%. The average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 264,189 contracts in April 2017, up +15.4% compared to April 2016 and up +3.3% from the previous month.
  • In April 2017, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 61,013 contracts, down by -13.8% compared to April 2016 and up +10.5% from the previous month.
  • On a year-to-date basis, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 535,173 contracts (-2.7% compared to end of April 2016) and the open interest was up at 14,862,210 contracts (+0.2% compared to end of April 2016).
  • In April 2017, Euronext had two new listings: the technical admission of Veon Ltd and the IPO of German origin X-Fab Silicon Foundries SE that raised €440 million, adding to our Tech franchise €1 billion market capitalisation. In addition, €4.3 billion were raised on Euronext in corporate bonds and €10.6 billion of follow-on equity, of which a €1.4 billion rights offering by Amundi.

Euronext monthly activity April

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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 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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