NYSE Euronext Announces Trading Volumes for April 2013


Global Derivatives ADV Up 3% Year-over-Year, Excluding Bclear
European Derivatives ADV Declined 6% Year-over-Year, Excluding Bclear
U.S. Equity Options ADV Up 10% Year-over-Year and Up 15% Sequentially
European and U.S. Cash Equities ADV Declined Year-over-Year But Rebounded Sequentially

May 7, 2013 – NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced trading volumes for its global derivatives and cash equities exchanges for April 2013[1].  Global derivatives average daily volume (“ADV”) of 7 million contracts, excluding Bclear in April 2013 increased 4% compared to April 2012, and decreased 3% from March 2013.  U.S. equity options volumes rebounded in April 2013 with an increase of 10% compared to April 2012 and an increase of 15% from March 2013 levels. ADV in U.S. cash equities declined 10% year-over-year, but increased 2% month-over-month. European cash equities ADV in April 2013 decreased 20% compared to April 2012, but increased 8% from March 2013 levels.

• NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV in April 2013 of 6.9 million contracts, excluding Bclear increased 3.2% compared to April 2012 and decreased 3.4% from March 2013 levels. 
• NYSE Euronext European derivatives products ADV in April 2013 of 2.6 million contracts, excluding Bclear, decreased 5.8% compared to April 2012, and decreased 22.3% from March 2013 levels.  Including Bclear, NYSE Liffe’s trade administration and clearing service for OTC products, European derivatives  ADV decreased 18.2% compared to April 2012 and decreased 18.0% from March 2013.
• NYSE Euronext U.S. equity options (NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex) ADV of 4.3 million contracts in April 2013 increased 10.1% compared to April 2012 levels and increased by 14.6% from March 2013 levels. NYSE Euronext’s U.S. options exchanges accounted for 28.0% of total U.S. consolidated equity options trading in April 2013, up from 26.4% in April 2013.
• NYSE Liffe U.S. ADV of approximately 47,100 contracts decreased from 61,500 contracts in April 2012 and decreased from 78,100 contracts in March 2013.
• NYSE Euronext European cash products ADV of 1.5 million transactions in April 2013 decreased 19.8% compared to April 2012, but increased 7.5% compared to March 2013. 
• NYSE Euronext U.S. cash products (NYSE, NYSE Arca and NYSE-MKT) handled ADV of 1.6 billion shares in April 2013 a decrease of 9.5% compared to April 2012, but increased 2.3% compared to March 2013.  NYSE Euronext’s Tape A matched market share in April 2013 was 30.2%, down from 31.3% in April 2012 and down from 31.1% in March 2013.

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