Euronext Announces Volumes for May 2018

Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, London and Paris – 5 June 2018 – Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced its trading volumes for May 2018.

Cash trading

In May 2018, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €8,525.5 million, down

–1.3% compared to May 2017, and up +8.2% from the previous month. In the first five months of 2018, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book was €8,514.9 million, up +10.6% compared to last year.

The average daily transaction value on the ETFs order book[1] was €295 million, down –4.4% compared to May 2017, and up +21.4% from the previous month. At the end of May 2018, 1,060 ETFS were listed on Euronext, compared to 1,048 at the end of December 2017.

Derivatives trading

In May 2018, the overall average daily volume on derivatives reached 644,963 contracts, up +24.5% compared to May 2017, and up +12.4% compared to the previous month. In detail:

  • the average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 222,156 contracts, down –0.3% compared to May 2017, and up +6.0% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 359,306 contracts, up +38.0% compared to May 2017, and up +17.9% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 63,501 contracts, up +81.6% compared to May 2017, and up +6.6% from the previous month.

At the end of May 2018, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stood at 601,259 contracts (+13.1% compared to the end of May 2017). For the first time since 2013, Euronext has reached 20 million contracts of open interest at this time of the year, up at 20,402,408 (+34.7% compared to the end of May 2017).

FX spot trading

The average daily volume on the spot foreign exchange market of FastMatch, of which Euronext owns 90% of the capital since August 2017, stood at $22,572 million, up +0.2% compared to May 2017 and up +16.6% from the previous month.

In addition, FX Tape, the innovative market data product launched in September 2017, reached a new milestone in May 2018, recording, on 23 May and 29 May, reported volumes above $100 billion. The product aims to improve post-trade transparency in FX markets and serves as a central reference point for Spot FX.

Listings

In May 2018, Euronext welcomed the listing of Dontnod Entertainment and Voluntis, which collectively raised €57 million. In addition, €44.4 billion were raised on Euronext in bonds; and €3.0 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 €401 million, down -26.7% compared to May 2017.

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