Euronext announces volumes for August 2017

Euronext announces volumes for August 2017

Euronext announces volumes for August 2017

The FINANCIAL -- Euronext on September 5 announced trading volumes for August 2017.

The August 2017 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €6,045 million, up +24.8% compared to August 2016 and down -18.9% from the previous month. The average daily transaction value on ETFs was €357 million, up +6.5% compared to August 2016 and down -23.4% from the previous month. Our ETF offering increased this month to 825 listings at the end of August compared to 790 end of 2016, according to Euronext.

The average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 217,978 contracts in August 2017, up +37.4% compared to August 2016 and down -2.5% from the previous month. The average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 229,072 contracts in August 2017, up +39.0% compared to August 2016 and up +12.4% from the previous month.

In August 2017, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 56,699 contracts, up +22.6% compared to August 2016 and down -19.4% from the previous month.

On a year-to-date basis, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 554,243 contracts (+11.6% compared to end of August 2016) and the open interest was up at 17,095,836 contracts (+6.8% compared to end of August 2016).

In August 2017, Euronext had no new listings. However, €1.0 billion were raised on Euronext in corporate bonds and €8.5 billion of follow-on equity of which Banco Santander for €7 billion and Gecina for €1 billion.