Euronext announces monthly trading volumes for September 2015

Euronext announces monthly trading volumes for September 2015

Euronext announces monthly trading volumes for September 2015

The FINANCIAL -- Euronext on October 5 announced trading volumes for September 2015.

The September 2015 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €8,071 million (+35% compared with September 2014).  It was the most active September month in terms of average daily transaction value since 2008. Furthermore, 18 September was the second most active day of the year with €18.1 billion traded.  Activity on ETFs remained particularly dynamic during September with an average daily transaction value at €614 million, up 105% compared to September 2014.

The average daily volume on equity index derivatives was up at 247,100 contracts (+9% compared with September 2014), and the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives was up at 233,212 contracts (+5% compared with September 2014). Furthermore, 15 September was the most active day of the year on the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Europe future with 13,478 contracts traded. The CAC40 futures contract remains Europe’s most heavily traded national index future and the second most heavily traded index future overall.

In September 2015, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives remained flat when compared to September 2014, with an average daily volume of 58,697 contracts. Following the early July heatwave that had increased grain price volatility, September saw a narrower price range for milling wheat. Please note also that the change of the expiry cycle implemented in September has impacted volume seasonality since August. The year-to-date volume is now close to 57,800 contracts (+20% compared to 2014 YTD).

In September 2015, Euronext had two new listings of which Arès Allergy Holdings PLC on Euronext Paris with a market capitalisation at listing of €1 billion and one EnterNext SME. In addition, €5.6 billion was raised in corporate bonds and €0.8 billion of follow-on equity.