Euronext announces volumes for February 2017

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Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris – 03 March 2017 – Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for February 2017.

  • The February 2017 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €7,065 million, down -17.7% compared to February 2016 and up +9.4% from the previous month. The average daily transaction value on ETFs was €537 million, down by -20.8% compared to February 2016 which was particularly active, and up +19.9% from the previous month. Our ETF offering continued its expansion with 811 listings at the end of February compared to 790 at the end of 2016.
  • The average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 232,932 contracts in February 2017, down -6.7% compared to February 2016 and up +16.6% from the previous month. The average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 282,365 contracts in February 2017, stable compared to February 2016 (+0.3%) and up +40.8% from the previous month.
  • In February 2017, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 57,935 contracts, down -15.6% compared to February 2016 and up +28.4% from the previous month.
  • On a year-to-date basis, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 506,610 contracts (-13.9% compared to end of February 2016), with open interest up to 14,937,540 contracts (+6.7% compared to end of February 2016).
  • In February 2017, Euronext had three new SME listings: Osmozis, Lysogene and Inventiva that altogether raised €80 million. In addition, €21.2bn were raised on Euronext through bond issues – of which €2.5 billion in corporate bonds – as well as €1.6 billion of follow-on equity, including a public offer on Banco Commercial Portuges (BCP) for €1.3 billion.

Euronext monthly activity February 2017

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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 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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