The Spanish stock exchange traded €60.2 billion in December, up 5.45% year on year

2 January, 2014
  • The number of trades in 2013 totalled 48.6 million, up 19.7% year on year
  • The ETF trading volume in 2013 was €4.2 billion, up 58.7% from 2012
  • Derivatives trading in December came in at 6.4 million contracts, with a 86% rise in Index Futures
  • Corporate Debt trading in 2013 reached €1.28 trillion and the trading volume on SEND doubled, at €2.7 billion

Equities

The equity trading volume on the Spanish Stock Exchange in 2013 totalled €703.6 billion, up 0.67% from a year earlier. The trading volume in December came in at €60.2 billion, down 10.1% from the previous month and up 5.45% year on year.

The number of trades in 2013 reached 48.6 million, up 19.7% year on year.  In December the number of trades was 4.27 million, down 11% on the previous month and up 103.2% from December 2012.

As for the ETF segment, the trading volume in 2013 totalled €4.2 billion, up 58.7% from 2012. In December the trading volume was €418 million, down 13.6% on the previous month and up 169.7% from December 2012.

The total number of trades in ETFs in 2013 reached 65,493, up 19.1% from 2012. The number of trades in December totaled 5,886, up 15.6% from the previous month and up 107.6% from December 2012.

Futures and options

In December trading in the Derivatives market came in at 6.4 million contracts, with heavy trading in Index Futures, at 628,924 contracts, up 86% from the same month a year earlier.

Trading in Futures on Stocks also grew in December, by 32% to 2.55 million contracts.

In 2013 the trading volume totalled 54.7 million contracts, down 18.5% year on year.

Warrants and Certificates

The number of warrants admitted to trading in 2013 was 8,125.

Activity on the market during the year reached €753.7 million, down 3.5% from 2012. In December, the trading volume came in at €44.3 million, down 18.7% on the previous month and down 1.2% year on year.

The number of trades in 2013 in this market was 179,470, down 11.5% from a year earlier. In December the number of trades was 11,942, down 6.2% from the previous month and down 11.5% year on year.

Corporate Debt

In December the trading volume came in at €118.9 billion, down 46% year on year. Activity in 2013 totalled €1.28 trillion, down 49% year on year.

The trading volume on SEND in December came in at €320 million, up 77% year on year. In 2013, the trading volume totaled €2.7 billion, up 125% year on year. It is worth mentioning that in 2013 this electronic Fixed Income platform geared to retail investors started trading Public Debt instruments.

Public Debt traded on SENAF, the wholesale electronic Public Debt platform, reached €8.3 billion in December, six times as high as in December 2012. The trading volume for the year showed a similar upward trend, with €66.8 billion traded and a 66% year on year rise.

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