Euronext announces volumes for October 2017


Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris – 3 November 2017 – Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for October 2017.

Cash Trading

In October 2017, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €7,172 million, up +13.3% compared to October 2016 and down -1.7% from the previous month.

The average daily transaction value on ETFs was €396 million, down -6.1% compared to October 2016 and down -8.4% from the previous month. Euronext’s ETF offering increased this month to 831 listings at the end of October 2017 compared to 790 end of 2016.

Derivatives trading

In October 2017, the overall average daily volume on derivatives reached 497,684 contracts, up +8.6% compared to October 2016 and stable (-0.8%) compared to the previous month.  In details,

  • the average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 191,769 contracts,              down -5.2% compared to October 2016 and -5.2% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 265,006 contracts, up +27.9% compared to October 2016 and +3.3% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 40,910 contracts,                down -16.1% compared to October 2016 and -4.1% from the previous month.

On a year-to-date basis, at end of October 2017, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 543,262 contracts (+11.5% compared to end of October 2016) and the open interest was up at 18,302,547 contracts (+15.3% compared to end of October 2016).

FX spot trading

The average daily volume on the spot foreign exchange market of FastMatch, of which Euronext owns 90% of the capital since August 2017, stood at $18,030 million, up +33.0% compared to October 2016 and down -13.6% from the previous month.


In October 2017, Euronext had four listings on its Paris markets SMCP, Biom’ Up, Adeunis and Theranexus that altogether raised €607 million. In addition, €7.1 billion were raised on Euronext in corporate bonds and €3.8 billion of follow-on equity, including Total for €1.1 billion and Air France-KLM for €1.0 billion.

Please refer to appendix tables for more details.

Appendix Tables: Euronext Cash Markets Monthly Activity; Euronext Derivatives Monthly Activity; FastMatch Monthly Activity.

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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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