Euronext Announces Volumes for September 2018

Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, London and Paris – 4 October 2018 – Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for September 2018.

Cash trading

In September 2018, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €8,346.0 million, up +11.3% compared to September 2017 and up +34.9% from the previous month.

On 21 September 2018, Euronext daily volume reached a new record for the year, at €23,497 million, representing the most active day since 2010. The average daily transaction value on the ETF order book[1] was €216 million, up +2.6% compared to September 2017 and up +22.8% from the previous month. At the end of September 2018, 1,125 ETFS were listed on Euronext compared to 1,048 at the end of December 2017.

Derivatives trading

In September 2018, the overall average daily volume on derivatives reached 574,984 contracts, up +14.6% compared to September 2017 and up +11.3% compared to the previous month. In detail:

  • the average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 218,213 contracts, up +7.9% compared to September 2017 and up +15.1% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 307,800 contracts, up +19.9% compared to September 2017 and up +24.7% from the previous month. September also saw the most active day for individual equity futures since 2012, with 144,674 lots traded on 13 September,
  • the average daily volume on commodity derivatives reached 48,971 contracts, up +14.8% compared to September 2017 and down −38.8% from the previous month.

At the end of September 2018, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stood at 579,608 contracts (+5.1% compared to the end of September 2017) and open interest was up at 18,468,073 contracts (+9.3% compared to the end of September 2017).

FX spot trading                                                           

In September 2018, the average daily volume on the spot foreign exchange market of FastMatch, operating as a Euronext company since August 2017, stood at $18,646 million, down −10.7% compared to September 2017 and down −4.2% from the previous month.

Listings

In September 2018, Euronext welcomed the listing of Italy-based company MyBest Group and Spanish real-estate investment fund Barings Core, which together raised €2.45 million. In addition, €116.3 billion was raised on Euronext in bonds and €2.7 billion in follow-on equity.

 

[1] From January 2018, volumes on ETFs are only measured on order book activity due to low revenue impact of off-book activity. Based on the previous presentation, activity is €290 million, up +37.8% compared to September 2017.

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