Euronext announces volumes for March 2019

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

  • Cash trading

In March 2019, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €7,724 million, down -13.0% compared to March 2018 and up +5.6% from the previous month.

For the first quarter of 2019, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book was €7,239 million, down -16.9% compared to the first quarter of 2018.

The average daily transaction value on the ETF order book was €215 million, down -30.1% compared to March 2018 and down -0.9% from the previous month. At the end of March 2019, 1,185 ETFs were listed on Euronext compared to 1,150 at the end of December 2018.

  • Derivatives trading

In March 2019, the overall average daily volume on derivatives reached 597,534 contracts, up +1.7% compared to March 2018 and down -7.0% compared to the previous month. In detail:

  • the average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 233,574 contracts, down -7.3% compared to March 2018 and up +8.8% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 318,375 contracts, up +10.3% compared to March 2018 and down -11.4% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on commodity derivatives reached 45,585 contracts, down -3.3% compared to March 2018 and down -33.1% from the previous month.

For the first quarter of 2019, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stood at 585,867 contracts (-1.5% compared to the first quarter of 2018) and the open interest was up at 17,385,594 contracts (-0.7% compared to the end of March 2018).

  • FX spot trading           

In March 2019, the average daily volume on the spot foreign exchange market of FastMatch, operating as a Euronext company since August 2017, stood at $21,039 million, up +12.1% compared to March 2018 and up +16.0% from the previous month.

  • Listings

In March 2019, Euronext welcomed Spanish real estate SME Whiteni Rcajal on its Euronext Access segment. In addition €1.1 billion was raised in follow-on equity, of which €177 million by Belgian real estate player Montea SCA. A total of €94.5 billion was raised on Euronext in bonds of which 4 were green bonds, including a €2 billion green bond from Société du Grand Paris.

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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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