Euronext announces volumes for May 2017


Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris – 6 June 2017 – Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for May 2017.

  • The May 2017 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €8,471 million, up +42.8% compared to May 2016 and stable (+0.2%) from the previous month. The average daily transaction value on ETFs was €548 million, up +22.5% compared to May 2016 and steady from the previous month. Our ETF offering remained stable this month with 809 listings at the end of May compared to 790 end of 2016.
  • The average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 222,863 contracts in May 2017, up +14.1% compared to May 2016 and down -18.1% from the previous month. The average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 260,315 contracts in May 2017, up 39.0% compared to May 2016 and relatively stable (-1.5%) from the previous month.
  • In May 2017, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 34,968 contracts, down by -10.1% compared to May 2016 and down -42.7% from the previous month.
  • On a year-to-date basis, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 531,605 contracts (+1.6% compared to end of May 2016) and the open interest was up at 15,151,176 contracts (-3.5% compared to end of May 2016).
  • In May 2017, Euronext had two new listings with VolkerWessels in Amsterdam and Prodways Group in Paris that altogether raised €633 million. In addition, €1.6 billion were raised on Euronext in corporate bonds and €2 billion of follow-on equity.

Euronext monthly activity May 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 more than 1,900 listed issuers and around €6.5 trillion in market capitalisation as of end June 2023, 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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