The FINANCIAL -- Euronext on August 3 announced trading volumes for July 2016. Please note that the lower number of trading days in July 2016 – 21 this year versus 23 in July 2015 – contributed to the -9.5% drop in total monthly volume.
The July 2016 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €6,193 million (-21.7% compared to July 2015). Activity on ETFs continued to show strong resilience despite the general downturn in European cash volumes with an average daily transaction value of €478 million, down by -6.9% compared to July 2015. Furthermore our ETF offering continued its expansion with 11 new listings this month, according to Euronext.
The average daily volume on equity index derivatives was down at 178,900 contracts in July 2016 (-14.3% compared to July 2015), and the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives decreased to 200,324 contracts (-7.1% compared to July 2015).
In July 2016, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives decreased by -12.1% compared to July 2015, with an average daily volume of 66,535 contracts.
On a year-to-date basis, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 516,513 contracts (-4.4% compared to end of July 2015) and the open interest increased to 15,578,994 contracts (+3.5% compared to end of July 2015).
In July 2016, Euronext had three new SMEs listings that altogether raised €81 million. In addition, €1.7 billion were raised on Euronext in corporate bonds and €3.3 billion of follow-on equity.