The FINANCIAL — NYSE Euronext (NYX) on December 8 announced trading volumes for its global cash equities and derivatives exchanges. NYSE Euronext registered increased trading activity on U.S. cash equities and options exchanges in November and strong year-to-date volume gains across all its global multi-asset platforms.
U.S. cash products average daily volume (“ADV”) increased 26% to 4.1 billion shares.
NYSE listed matched volume (Tape A) increased 14% to 2.6 billion shares and Tape A market share was 42.7%.
NYSE Arca and Alternext listed matched volume (Tape B) increased 174% to 666 million shares.
Nasdaq listed matched volume (Tape C) decreased 4% to 374 million shares.
Exchange-traded funds matched volume increased 94% to 672 million shares.
European cash products ADV decreased 4% to 1.5 million transactions1,.
European cash trading activity qualifying for Pack Epsilon pricing represented 34% of total transactions executed.
European derivatives products (Liffe) ADV decreased 2% to 3.7 million futures and options contracts1.
Total interest rate products ADV decreased 14% to 1.8 million contracts.
Total equity products ADV increased 14% to 1.9 million contracts. Bclear, Liffe's trade administration and clearing service, processed 775 thousand contracts per day, an increase of 92%.
U.S. derivatives products (equity options) ADV increased 1% to 2.0 million contracts, driven by the addition of NYSE Amex equity options1.