Euronext announces volumes for October 2016

Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris – 4 November 2016– Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for October 2016.

  • The average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book for October 2016 stood at €6,328 million, down -18.2% compared to October 2015 but up 9.5% compared to Q3 average daily volume. Activity on ETFs followed the same trend with an average daily transaction value of €421 million, down by -29.4% compared to October 2015, slightly up compared to Q3 average daily volume. Our ETF offering continued its expansion with one new listing this month, resulting in a total of 794 ETFs listed on Euronext at the end of October 2016 (a net increase of 85 ETFs compared to end of October 2015).
  • The average daily volume on equity index derivatives for October 2016 was 202,246 contracts, up +0.4% compared to October 2015 and down -3.7% from the previous month. The average daily volume on individual equity derivatives for October 2016 came to 207,184 contracts, down -11.2% compared to October 2015 and up +6.7% from the previous month.
  • The average daily volume on commodities derivatives for October 2016 was 48,740 contracts, down -14.7% compared to October 2015 and up +31.3% from the previous month. Our Rapeseed futures contract hit a new record on 24 October 2016 with 26,694 contracts traded. This record surpasses the previous record of 21,140 contracts in October 2015.
  • On a year-to-date basis, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 487,320 contracts (-10.3% compared to end of October 2015) and the open interest remained stable at 15,878,047 contracts (-0.9% compared to end of October 2015).
  • In October 2016, Euronext had three new listings, including two SMEs that together raised a total of €28 million. Anheuser-Busch InBev was listed on Euronext Brussels following the successful realisation of the combination of AB InBev and SABMiller, becoming the largest domestic market capitalisation on Euronext markets. Furthermore, a total of €11.3 billion was raised on Euronext in corporate bonds compared to €2.8 billion in October 2015. Follow-ons on equities reached €6.0 billion this month, compared to €2.8 billion in October 2015. Amongst the main operations this month were the capital increase of Air Liquide and the optional dividends of Total and EDF (in October 2015 main follow-ons were Altice private placement and Total optional dividend). In the ten months leading up to October 31 capital raisings on Euronext were up 29% at €116.1 billion due to an increased number of issues including a growing number of significant deals, despite challenging market conditions.

Monthly Activity October 2016

About Euronext
Euronext 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 €3.7 trillion in market capitalisation as of end March 2018, Euronext is an unmatched blue chip franchise that has 25 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, 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. For the latest news, find us on Twitter  (www.twitter.com/euronext) and LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/euronext).

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