Euronext announces volumes for May 2019

Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, London and Paris – 5 June 2019 Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for May 2019.

  • Cash trading

In May 2019, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €7,336 million, down -14.0% compared to May 2018 and down -1.0% from the previous month.

The average daily transaction value on the ETF order book was €254 million, down -13.9% compared to May 2018 and up +27.2% from the previous month. At the end of May 2019, 1,196 ETFs were listed on Euronext compared to 1,150 at the end of December 2018.

  • Derivatives trading

In May 2019, the overall average daily volume on derivatives reached 573,284 contracts, down -11.1% compared to May 2018 and down -2.1% compared to the previous month. In detail:

  • the average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 251,614 contracts, up +13.3% compared to May 2018 and up +15.9% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 263,643 contracts, down -26.6% compared to May 2018 and down -17.3% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on commodity derivatives reached 58,027 contracts, down -8.6% compared to May 2018 and up +17.2% from the previous month.

Year-to-date, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stood at 583,139 contracts (-3.0% compared to 2018 YTD) and the open interest was up at 18,467,264 contracts (-9.5% compared to the end of May 2018).

  • FX spot trading

In May 2019, the average daily volume on the spot foreign exchange market of Euronext FX, stood at $17,264 million, down -23.5% compared to May 2018 and up +7.8% from the previous month.

  • Listings

In May 2019 Euronext had four new listings on Euronext Access, 3 of which were companies operating in the real estate sector. €2.3 billion was raised in follow-on equity, with Belgian real estate player Aedifica raising €418m to finance its growth.

In May 2019, a total of €98.8 billion was raised on Euronext in bonds.

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About EuronextEuronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, covering Belgium, France, Ireland, The Netherlands, Portugal and the UK. With 1,300 listed issuers worth €3.5 trillion in market capitalisation as of end March 2019, Euronext is an unmatched blue chip franchise that has 24 issuers in the Morningstar® Eurozone 50 Index℠ and a strong diverse domestic and international client base. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives 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. Euronext also leverages its expertise in running markets by providing technology and managed services to third parties. In addition to its main regulated market, Euronext also operates Euronext GrowthTM and Euronext AccessTM, simplifying access to listing for SMEs.

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