The Spanish stock exchange traded €97 billion in July, up 7.6% year on year

3 August, 2015
  • The Equity trading volume to the end of July was up 22%
  • In July the ETF trading volume reached €1.7 billion, double the figure for the previous year
  • The trading volume in the Warrants and Certificates market to the end of July was up 48% year-on-year
  • Strong growth in Index Derivatives trading In July
  • Growth in Corporate Debt issues in the first seven months

Equities

The equity trading volume on the Spanish Stock Exchange in the first seven months of the year reached €619.5 billion, up 22% year on year. The trading volume in July came in at €97 billion, up 7.6% from the same period a year earlier.

The number of trades to the end of July reached 38.5 million, down 3.8% year on year. In July the number of trades reached 5.3 million, down 15.1% from the same month a year earlier.

As for the ETF segment, the trading volume in the first seven months of 2015 in this segment totaled €8.1 billion, up 50% from a year earlier. The trading volume in July came in at €1.7 billion, up 103% from the same month a year earlier.

The number of ETF trades to the end of July totaled 104,937, up 78% from a year earlier. In July the number of trades reached 18,512, 118% higher than in July 2014, a monthly record high in this market segment.

The trading volume on the Warrants and Certificates in the first seven months of 2015 reached €733 million, up 48% year-on-year. The trading volume in July in this market reached €93 million, up 34% from July 2014.

The number of trades on this market in the first seven months totaled 151,801, up 42% year on year. In July the number of trades reached 19,984, 37% higher than in July 2014. The number of issues admitted to trading on this market in the first seven months of the year totaled 5,044.

Futures and Options

It is worth mentioning again the heavy trading in Index Derivatives in July, with 624,637 IBEX35 Futures and 274,385 IBEX Mini Futures traded, up 11.2% and 17.2% respectively year on year. Trading in IBEX 35 Options was up 12.9% from the same month a year earlier, at 513,630 contracts. The open interest on IBEX 35 Futures at the end of July was 98,274 contracts, up 15.8% year-on-year.

Trading in Fixed Income continued growing, up 11.9% in July from the same month a year ago. In the first seven months it totaled 6,421 contracts on the Bono 10 Futures contract, up 152% year-on-year.

The trading volume in July in this market reached 3.2 million contracts, down 26% from the same period a year earlier.

Corporate Debt

The volume of new issues traded on this market in the first seven months of the year totalled €98 billion, up 34.5% year-on-year, while in July it reached €11.4 billion, down 24.3% from July 2014.

The trading volume on the SEND electronic trading platform in July came in at €71.9 million while to the end of July it totalled €661.9 million, with Public Debt as the segment posting the greatest growth, of 24.9%.

Public Debt traded on SENAF, the wholesale electronic Public Debt platform, reached €7.5 billion in July, down 27.6% from the same month in 2014. 

The trading volume on the Corporate Debt market in July was €32.1 billion, down 67.8% year on year. In the first seven months of the year it totaled €361.9 billion (-56.5%).

 

 

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