NYSE Euronext Announces Trading Volumes for August 2013

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Global Derivatives ADV Up Year-over-Year but Down Sequentially, Ex Bclear
European Cash Equities ADV Up Year-over-Year but Down Sequentially
U.S. Cash Equities ADV Down Year-over-Year and Sequentially

September 5, 2013 – NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced trading volumes for its global derivatives and cash equities exchanges for August 2013[1].  Global derivatives average daily volume (“ADV”) of 5.8 million contracts, excluding Bclear, in August 2013 increased 8.6% compared to August 2012, but decreased 8.9% from July 2013.  U.S. equity options volumes increased 8.4% compared to August 2012, but decreased 6.0% sequentially.  ADV in European cash equities increased 17.9% compared to August 2012, but decreased 7.8% compared to July 2013. U.S. cash equities decreased year-over-year and month-over-month.

Highlights

  • NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV in August 2013 of 5.8 million contracts, excluding Bclear, increased 8.6% from August 2012, but decreased 8.9% from July 2013 levels. 
  • NYSE Euronext European derivatives products ADV in August 2013 of 2.4 million contracts, excluding Bclear, increased 10.7% compared to August 2012, but decreased 12.5% from July 2013 levels.  Including Bclear, NYSE Liffe’s trade administration and clearing service for OTC products, European derivatives ADV decreased 12.5% compared to August 2012, and decreased 15.6% from July 2013.
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. equity options (NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex Options) ADV of 3.3 million contracts in August 2013 increased 8.4% compared to August 2012 levels, but decreased 6.0% from July 2013 levels.  NYSE Euronext’s U.S. options exchanges accounted for 25.3% of total U.S. consolidated equity options trading in August 2013, up from 24.8% in August 2012, but down from 26.6% in July 2013.
  • NYSE Liffe U.S. ADV of approximately 31,400 contracts decreased from 63,200 contracts in August 2012 and decreased from 35,000 contracts in July 2013.
  • NYSE Euronext European cash products ADV of 1.3 million transactions in August 2013 increased 17.9% compared to August 2012 but, decreased 7.8% compared to July 2013. 
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. cash products (NYSE, NYSE Arca and NYSE MKT) handled ADV of 1.3 billion shares in August 2013 decreased 7.5% compared to August 2012 and decreased 3.9% compared to July 2013.  NYSE Euronext’s Tape A matched market share in August 2013 was 30.7%, down from 31.6% in August 2012 but, up from 30.6% in July 2013.

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[1] All NYSE Euronext derivatives transactions count buy and sell orders together as a single transaction.  NYSE Euronext European equities transactions count each buy and sell order as separate transactions, NYSE Euronext U.S. equities transactions count buy and sell orders together as a single transaction.

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