Euronext announces monthly trading volumes for May 2015

Euronext announces monthly trading volumes for May 2015

The FINANCIAL -- Euronext, one of the leading exchanges in the Eurozone, on June 3 announced trading volumes for May 2015.

The May 2015 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €8,019 million (+30% compared with May 2014). The activity on ETFs remained particularly dynamic last month with an average daily transaction value at €549 million, up 91% compared to May 2014.

The average daily volume on equity index derivatives was up at 231,576 contracts (+11.4% compared with May 2014), and the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives was down at 213,911 contracts (-21% compared with May 2014). On 12 May we reached a yearly record high on CAC40 futures at 428,274 contracts; it was the seventh most active day since January 2014.

Activity on commodity derivatives was up 31.5% in May when compared to May 2014, with an average daily volume of 47,015 contracts traded. This brings year-to-date volume slightly above 51,000 contracts (+9% compared to 2014 YTD).

Euronext had two new listings in May 2015, of which one EnterNext SME, that together raised €110 million. In addition €0.5 billion was raised in corporate bonds and €3,540 million of follow-on equity.