The FINANCIAL — Euronext on August 4 announced trading volumes for July 2017.
The July 2017 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €7,454 million, up +20.4% compared to July 2016 and down -9.6% from the previous month. The average daily transaction value on ETFs was €466 million, down -2.5% compared to July 2016 and up +12.6% from the previous month. Our ETF offering increased this month to 824 listings at the end of July compared to 790 end of 2016.
The average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 223,492 contracts in July 2017, up +24.9% compared to July 2016 and down -9.7% from the previous month. The average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 203,766 contracts in July 2017, up +1.7% compared to July 2016 and down -56.1% from the previous month. The June 2017 figures include a total of 5.6 million equity and index option contracts, resulting from the planned non-recurring migration of open interest from TOM to Euronext.
In July 2017, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 70,321 contracts, up +5.7% compared to July 2016 and up +23.2% from the previous month, as a result of normalised harvest conditions in the new French crop year, according to Euronext.
On a year-to-date basis, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 562,090 contracts (+8.8% compared to end of July 2016) and the open interest was up at 16,145,211 contracts (+3.6% compared to end of July 2016).
In July 2017, Euronext had two new listings with Nepi Rockcastle PLC in Amsterdam and UV Germi in Paris that altogether raised €6 million. In addition, €1.7 billion were raised on Euronext in corporate bonds and €3.4 billion of follow-on equity of which Tikehau Capital for €702 million and Carmila for €629 million.