NYSE Euronext Announces Trading Volumes for November 2012

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Global Derivatives and U.S. Cash ADV Down Year-over-Year; Up Month-over-Month
#1 in U.S. Equity Options for Second Consecutive Month

December 10, 2012 – NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced trading volumes for its global derivatives and cash equities exchanges for November 20121. Global derivatives average daily volume (“ADV”) of 8.1 million contracts in November 2012 decreased 2.5% compared to November 2011, but increased 12.2% from October 2012. Trading volumes in European and U.S. equities, declined year-over-year but U.S equities improved from October 2012 levels.

Highlights

  • NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV in November 2012 of 8.1 million contracts decreased 2.5% compared to November 2011 but increased 12.2% from October 2012 levels.
  • NYSE Euronext European derivatives products ADV in November 2012 of 4.0 million contracts increased 0.2% compared to November 2011, and increased 26.8% from October 2012 levels. Excluding Bclear, NYSE Liffe's trade administration and clearing service for OTC products, European derivatives products ADV decreased 24.6% compared to November 2011 but increased 2.3% from October 2012.
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. equity options (NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex) ADV of 4.1 million contracts in November 2012 decreased 4.2% compared to November 2011 levels, but increased by 0.7% from October 2012 levels. NYSE Euronext’s U.S. options exchanges accounted for 28.1% of total U.S. consolidated equity options trading in November 2012, unchanged from the prior month and down only slightly from last month’s record high.
  • NYSE Liffe U.S. ADV of approximately 51,500 contracts decreased from 88,500 contracts in November 2011, but increased from 43,700 contracts in October 2012.
  • NYSE Euronext European cash products ADV of 1.2 million transactions in November 2012 decreased 30.0% compared to November 2011 and decreased 8.5% compared to October 2012.
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. cash products (NYSE, NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex) handled ADV of 1.6 billion shares in November 2012 decreased 24.8% compared to November 2011 but increased 3.2% compared to October 2012. NYSE Euronext’s Tape A matched market share in November 2012 was 31.7%, down from 34.1% in November 2011, but up from 30.6% in October 2012.

Cash Trading

European Cash

  • NYSE Euronext European cash products ADV of 1.2 million transactions in November 2012 decreased 30.0% compared to November 2011 and decreased 8.5% compared to October 2012.
  • Year-to-date, European cash products ADV of 1.5 million transactions was 15.4% below prior year levels.


U.S. Cash

  • NYSE Euronext U.S. cash products handled ADV in November 2012 decreased 24.8% to 1.6 billion shares compared to November 2011 but increased 3.2% from October 2012.
  • Year-to-date, U.S. cash products handled ADV was 1.7 billion shares, down 27.0% from prior year levels.
  • NYSE Euronext’s Tape A matched market share in November 2012 was 31.7%, down from 34.1% in November 2011, but up from 30.6% in October 2012.

Exchange Traded Funds

  • NYSE Euronext U.S. matched exchange-traded funds ADV (included in volumes for Tape B and Tape C) of 209 million shares in November 2012 decreased 34.9% compared to November 2011, but increased 9.8% compared to October 2012.
  • Year-to-date, NYSE Euronext U.S. matched exchange-traded funds ADV of 212 million shares was 35.8% 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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