The Spanish Stock Exchange traded €74.8 bn. in January, up 10.5€ year on year

3 February, 2014

MONTHLY TRADING STATEMENTS FOR BME MARKETS

Fourth consecutive month of growth in trading volumes

THE SPANISH STOCK EXCHANGE TRADED €74.8 BILLION  IN JANUARY, UP 10.5% YEAR ON YEAR

  • Monthly record high in the number of trades in January: 7.3 million, up 121% from the same month a year earlier
  • In January the trading volume in ETFs grew by a multiple of four from the same month in 2013
  • Derivatives trading in January was 5 million contracts, up 5.2% from the same month in 2013
  • Corporate Debt trading reached €90.8 billion in January, down 40.8% year on year. The trading volume and the number of trades increase on SEND and SENAF

Equities

The equity trading volume on the Spanish Stock Exchange in January was €74.8 billion, up 10.5% year on year, representing the fourth consecutive month of growth.

The number of trades in January reached a monthly record high, at 7.3 million, up 121% from the same month a year earlier.

As for the ETF segment, the trading volume in January came in at €1 billion, up 305% from the same month a year earlier. The number of ETF trades also reached a monthly record high in this segment, at 12,805, up 220% from a year earlier.

As for the Warrants and Certificates segment, the trading volume in January was €75.2 million, up 20% from the same month in 2013. The number of trades in this market was 18,664, up 26% year on year.The number of warrants and certificate issues admitted to trading in January reached 866.

Futures and Options

In January trading on BME’s Derivatives Market came in at 5 million contracts, up 5.2% from the same month a year earlier.

By segment, it is worth mentioning the heavy trading in products linked to indices, with 821,861 contracts traded in Index Futures and 823,882 in Index Options, with respective year-on-year increases of 91.5% and 103%. Trading in Options on Stocks was 2.9 million contracts, up 37.9% from the same period a year earlier.

Corporate Debt

The trading volume on the Corporate Debt market in January came in at €90.8 billion, down 40.8% year on year.

The trading volume on the SEND electronic trading platform reached €310 million, up 40.9% from January 2013. The number of trades grew by 54.7% to 18,563.

In January trading on BME’s Public Debt wholesale electronic platform, SENAF, reached €10.4 billion, up 164% year on year and the number of trades was up 99% from a year earlier, at 1,524.

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