Euronext announces volumes for April 2018

Following the completion of the acquisition of the Irish Stock Exchange on 27 March 2018, the monthly volumes press release now includes historical data Please refer to the tables. and monthly figures on Euronext Dublin activity.

Cash trading

In April 2018, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €7,876 million, down –8.8% compared to April 2017 and down –11.2% from the previous month. For the first four months of 2018, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €8,512 million, up +14.2% compared to the same period last year.

The average daily transaction value on the ETFs order book 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 €358 million, down -34.7% compared to April 2017. was €243 million, down –24% compared to April 2017 and down –20.9% from the previous month. At the end of April 2018, 1,053 ETFS were listed on Euronext compared to 1,048 at the end of December 2017.

Derivatives trading

In April 2018, the overall average daily volume on derivatives reached 574,010 contracts, down –3.9% compared to April 2017 and down –2.3% compared to the previous month.  In detail:

  • the average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 209,680 contracts, down –23.0% compared to April 2017 and down –16.7% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 304,787 contracts, up +15.4% compared to April 2017 and up +5.6% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 59,543 contracts, down –2.4% compared to April 2017 and up +26.4% from the previous month.

For the first four months of 2018, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stood at 589,674 contracts (+10.2% compared to the end of April 2017), and the open interest was up at 18,278,004 contracts (+23.0% compared to the end of April 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 $19,366 million, up +1.7% compared to April 2017 and up +3.2% from the previous month. For the first four months of 2018, the average daily transaction value on FastMatch stood at $19,988 million, up +11.1% compared to the same period last year.

Listings

In April 2018, Euronext welcomed the listing of the e-commerce solutions provider Oxatis on Euronext Growth Paris, which raised €12 million. In addition, €101.3 billion worth of bonds was raised on Euronext, of which €4.1 billion was issued in corporate bonds. €3.5 billion was also raised in follow-on equity.

Article Published: 09/05/2018