8.6 MILLION OF EQUITY TRADES,
A MONTHLY RECORD HIGH
The equity trading volume on the Spanish Stock Exchange in October came in at €95.5 billion, 4% higher than in the same month in 2013 and the highest monthly trading volume since July 2011. The trading volume to the end of October was €708.9 billion, up 23% from the same period in 2013.
The number of trades in October reached a monthly record high, at 8.6 million, up 35% year-on-year. To the end of October, the number of trades was 58.7 million, up 48% from the same period a year earlier.
As for the ETF segment, the trading volume to the end of October came in at €8.07 billion, up 139% from the same period a year earlier. In October the trading volume was €.1 billion, up 14% from October 2013.
The number of ETFs trades to the end of October totaled 92,989, up 71% from the same period in 2013, while in October there were 16,518 trades, up 116% year-on-year and also a monthly record high in this segment.
The trading volume on the Warrants and Certificates market to the end of October totaled €690 million, up 5% from the same period in 2013. The trading volume in this segment in October was €78.6 million, up 16% from the same period in 2013.The number of Warrants and Certificates admitted to trading in 2014 stands at 156,879, up 1% year-on-year. In October there were 21,343 trades in this segment, up 34% from the same period in 2013.
Futures and Options
The trading volume from January to October in the Derivatives market came in at 46.4 million contracts, up 6.5% year-on-year.
In October it is worth mentioning the heavy trading in Derivatives linked to Indices, with 827,927 contracts on the IBEX35 Futures and 464,714 on the IBEX Mini Futures, with respective year-on-year increases of 57% and 158%. Trading in Index Options grew 41% year-on-year to 766,910 contracts.
The trading volume on Futures on Scrip Dividends reached 142,696 contracts, up 279% from the same period a year earlier. Open interest reached 96,171 contracts, up 122% year-on-year.
The trading volume on the Corporate Debt market in October was €58.2 billion and the trading volume in the first ten months totaled 993.4 billion, down 11% from the same period in 2013, although there was an increase, of 35.4% in trading to maturity, at €317.9 billion.
The trading volume on the SEND retail platform in October reached €106 million and €2 billion in the first ten months, of which €238 million correspond to Public Debt, which is more than double the amount for the same period in 2013.
The trading volume on SENAF, the wholesale Public Debt platform, reached €11.3 billion in October while in the first ten months it totalled €97.1 billion, up 86.8% year-on-year.