The FINANCIAL -- Euronext on May 6 announced trading volumes for April 2015.
The April 2015 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €9,070 million (+38% compared with April 2014). The activity on ETFs was particularly dynamic last month with an average daily transaction value at €638 million, up 103% compared to April 2014.
The average daily volume on equity index derivatives was down at 251,692 contracts (-2.5% compared with April 2014), and the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives was down at 236,400 contracts (-4% compared with April 2014). On 30 April we reached a yearly record high on French individual equity options at 197,400 contracts, it was the fifth most active day since January 2014.
The activity on commodity derivatives was up 26% in April when compared to April 2014, with an average daily volume of 58,563 contracts traded. This brings year-to-date volume slightly above 52,000 contracts (+5% compared to 2014 YTD).
Euronext had four new listings in April 2015, all EnterNext SMEs, that altogether raised €129 million. In addition €4.2 billion was raised in corporate bonds and €1,286 million of follow-on equity.