NYSE Euronext Announces Trading Volumes for July 2012

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Trading Volumes Decline Year-Over-Year on Lower Volatility

August 9, 2012– NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced trading volumes for its global derivatives and cash equities exchanges for July 2012[1].  Trading volumes in July 2012 were down year-over-year and month-over-month across all primary trading venues.

Highlights

  • NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV in July 2012 of 7.0 million contracts decreased 12.0% compared to July 2011 and decreased 15.8% from June 2012 levels. 
  • NYSE Euronext European derivatives products ADV in July 2012 of 3.5 million contracts decreased 6.8% compared to July 2011 and decreased 24.7% from June 2012.  Excluding Bclear, NYSE Liffe's trade administration and clearing service for OTC products, European derivatives products ADV decreased 9.9% compared to July 2011 and  decreased 8.5% from June 2012 levels. 
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. equity options ADV of 3.5 million contracts in July 2012 decreased 15.8% compared to July 2011 levels and decreased 3.8% from June 2012.  NYSE Euronext’s U.S. options exchanges accounted for 25.9% of total U.S. consolidated equity options trading in July 2012, up from 25.8% in July 2011 and up from 25.6% in June 2012.   
  • NYSE Liffe U.S. ADV of approximately 53,400 contracts decreased from 101,300 contracts in July 2011 and decreased from 90,900 contracts in June 2012. 
  • NYSE Euronext European cash products ADV of 1.5 million transactions in July 2012 decreased 10.8% compared to July 2011 and decreased 12.3% from June 2012 levels. 
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. cash products handled ADV of 1.7 billion shares in July 2012 decreased 16.9% compared to July 2011 and decreased 9.9% compared to June 2012.    NYSE Euronext’s Tape A matched market share in July 2012 was 32.1%, down from 34.3% in July 2011 and down from 32.3% in June 2012.

Cash Trading

  • European Cash

  • NYSE Euronext European cash products ADV of 1.5 million transactions in July 2012 decreased 10.8% compared to July 2011 and decreased 12.3% compared to June 2012.   
  • Year-to-date, European cash products ADV of 1.6 million transactions was 3.0% below prior year levels.

U.S. Cash

  • NYSE Euronext U.S. cash products handled ADV in July 2012 decreased 16.9% to 1.7 billion shares compared to July 2011 and decreased 9.9% from June 2012.
  • Year-to-date, U.S. cash products handled ADV was 1.8 billion shares, down 17.8% from prior year levels.    
  • NYSE Euronext’s Tape A matched market share in July 2012 was 32.1%, down from 34.3% in July 2011 and down from 32.3% in June 2012.

Exchange Traded Funds

  • NYSE Euronext U.S. matched exchange-traded funds ADV (included in volumes for Tape B and Tape C) of 195 million shares in July 2012 decreased 29.7% compared to July 2011 and decreased 20.5% compared to June 2012.
  • Year-to-date, NYSE Euronext U.S. matched exchange-traded funds ADV of 225 million shares was 19.7% below prior year levels. 

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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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