Euronext announces volumes for February 2019

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Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, London and Paris – 6 March 2019 Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for February 2019.

Cash trading

In February 2019, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €7,314.5 million, down -21.8% compared to February 2018 and up +9.0% from the previous month.

The average daily transaction value on the ETF order book was €217 million, down -48.3% compared to February 2018 and up +5.6% from the previous month. At the end of February 2019, 1,179 ETFs were listed on Euronext compared to 1,150 at the end of December 2018.

Derivatives trading

In February 2019, the overall average daily volume on derivatives reached 642,174 contracts, up +0.5% compared to February 2018 and up +22.7% compared to the previous month. In detail:

  • the average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 214,684 contracts, down -20.2% compared to February 2018 and up +0.2% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 359,355 contracts, up +14.0% compared to February 2018 and up +33.9% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on commodity derivatives reached 68,136 contracts, up +25.0% compared to February 2018 and up +66.0% from the previous month.

At the end of February 2019, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stood at 580,034 contracts (-3.0% compared to the end of February 2018) and the open interest was up at 18,520,411 contracts (+3.2% compared to the end of February 2018).

FX spot trading 

In February 2019, the average daily volume on the spot foreign exchange market of FastMatch, operating as a Euronext company since August 2017, stood at $18,141 million, down -14.1% compared to February 2018 and down -9.5% from the previous month.

Listings

In February 2019, Euronext welcomed three Tech SME listings from across Italy, Switzerland and France, that altogether raised €35 million for a combined market capitalization of €173 million. In addition, more than €440 million was raised in follow-on equity capital.

Debt capital raisings on Euronext amounted to €66.9 billion in February 2019, of which €850 million was raised through three green bonds.

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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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