Euronext announces volumes for April 2019

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Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, London and Paris – 07 May 2019 Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for April 2019.

  • Cash trading

In April 2019, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €7,413 million, down -5.9% compared to April 2018 and down -4.0% from the previous month.

The average daily transaction value on the ETF order book was €200 million, down -17.8% compared to April 2018 and down -7.1% from the previous month. At the end of April 2019, 1,178 ETFs were listed on Euronext compared to 1,150 at the end of December 2018.

  • Derivatives trading

In April 2019, the overall average daily volume on derivatives reached 585,386 contracts, up +2.0% compared to April 2018 and down -2.0% compared to the previous month. In detail:

  • the average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 217,075 contracts, up +3.5% compared to April 2018 and down -7.1% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 318,782 contracts, up +4.6% compared to April 2018 and up +0.1% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on commodity derivatives reached 49,529 contracts, down -16.8% compared to April 2018 and up +8.7% from the previous month.

Year-to-date, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stood at 585,751 contracts (-0.7% compared to 2018 YTD) and the open interest was at 17,421,316 contracts (-4.7% compared to the end of April 2018).

  • FX spot trading           

In April 2019, the average daily volume on the spot foreign exchange market of Euronext FX[1], operating as a Euronext company since August 2017, stood at $16,021 million, down -17.3% compared to April 2018 and down -23.9% from the previous month.

  • Listings

In April 2019, €4.4 billion were raised in follow-on equity of which a €567 million public offer from Ramsay Generale de Santé to finance the acquisition of Swedish competitor Capio. A total of €119.7 billion were raised on Euronext in bonds, of which seven green bonds listed for a total amount exceeding €2 billion.

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About Euronext Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, covering Belgium, France, Ireland, The Netherlands, Portugal and the UK. The Norwegian stock exchange and its clearing & settlement subsidiary, together operating as Oslo Børs VPS, joined Euronext on 17 June 2019. With 1,300 listed issuers worth €3.5 trillion in market capitalisation as of end March 2019, Euronext is an unmatched blue chip franchise that has 24 issuers in the Morningstar® Eurozone 50 Index℠ and a strong diverse domestic and international client base. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives 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. Euronext also leverages its expertise in running markets by providing technology and managed services to third parties. In addition to its main regulated market, Euronext also operates Euronext GrowthTM and Euronext AccessTM, simplifying access to listing for SMEs.

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