Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris – 3 June 2016– Euronext, the leading exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for May 2016.
- The May 2016 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €5,932 million (-26.0% compared with May 2015). The activity on ETFs softened during May 2016 with an average daily transaction value at €447 million, down 18.6% compared to May 2015, while our ETF offer continued to expand, with 20 new listings this month.
- The average daily volume on equity index derivatives was down during May 2016 at 195,333 contracts (-15.7% compared with May 2015), while the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives decreased, with 187,298 contracts (-12.4% compared with May 2015).
- In May 2016, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives decreased by 17.2% when compared to May 2015, with an average daily volume of 38,906 contracts.
- In May 2016, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 421,754 contracts (-14% compared to May 2015) and the open interest increased to 15,699,618 contracts (+8.3% compared to end of May 2015).
- In May 2016, Euronext saw market conditions improving for listings. Seven new companies joined Euronext markets, including Philips Lighting in Amsterdam, the largest IPO in Europe year-to-date with €750m capital raised (€3bn market capitalisation at listing), and five EnterNext SMEs, which altogether raised €1,228 million. Euronext also welcomed the listing of Coca Cola European Partners (€16bn market capitalisation at listing) in Amsterdam and London. In addition, during May 2016, €10.9 billion were raised on Euronext in corporate bonds, as well as €5.7 billion in follow-on equity.