The FINANCIAL — Euronext on February 6 announced trading volumes for January 2017.
The January 2017 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €6,458 million down -25.6% compared to January 2016 and down -10.8% from the previous month. The average daily transaction value on ETFs was €447 million, down by -44.8% compared to January 2016, which was particularly active, and down -25.7% from the previous month. Our ETF offering continued its expansion with 805 listings at the end of January compared to 790 at the end of 2016. Furthermore, Euronext welcomed Vontobel, a new Warrants & Certificates issuer, on its Amsterdam and Paris markets. The Swiss private bank listed nearly 1,200 new structured products in January 2017, according to Euronext.
The average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 199,736 contracts in January 2017, down -25.9% compared to January 2016 and down -2.6% from the previous month. The average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 200,583 contracts in January 2017, down -18.3% compared to January 2016, and down -13.5% from the previous month.
In January 2017, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 45,104 contracts, down -25.3% compared to January 2016 and up +16.4% from the previous month.
On a year-to-date basis, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 445,767 contracts (-22.6% compared to end of January 2016), with open interest up to 13,175,713 contracts (+2.2% compared to end of January 2016).
In January 2017, Euronext had one new listing following the merger of Technip with FMC Technologies to create TechnipFMC, a world leader in turnkey projects engineering and construction for the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors. In addition, €3.6 billion were raised on Euronext in corporate bonds, and €3.4 billion of follow-on equity. It is also worth noting that Euronext welcomed a significant amount of financial bonds, of which €5.5 billion worth of bonds issued by ABN Amro in January 2017.