Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris – 3 August 2016 – Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for July 2016. Please note that the lower number of trading days in July 2016 – 21 this year versus 23 in July 2015 – contributed to the -9.5% drop in total monthly volume.
- The July 2016 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €6,193 million (-21.7% compared to July 2015). Activity on ETFs continued to show strong resilience despite the general downturn in European cash volumes with an average daily transaction value of €478 million, down by -6.9% compared to July 2015. Furthermore our ETF offering continued its expansion with 11 new listings this month.
- The average daily volume on equity index derivatives was down at 178,900 contracts in July 2016 (-14.3% compared to July 2015), and the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives decreased to 200,324 contracts (-7.1% compared to July 2015).
- In July 2016, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives decreased by -12.1% compared to July 2015, with an average daily volume of 66,535 contracts.
- On a year-to-date basis, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 516,513 contracts (-4.4% compared to end of July 2015) and the open interest increased to 15,578,994 contracts (+3.5% compared to end of July 2015).
- In July 2016, Euronext had three new SMEs listings that altogether raised €81 million. In addition, €1.7 billion were raised on Euronext in corporate bonds and €3.3 billion of follow-on equity.