Strong first month for OMX Nordic Exchange
October was the first month after launching OMX Nordic Exchange on 2 October. Growth continued to be very strong and the total share trading reached an average daily turnover of DKK 34.5 billion, an increase of 17% from the previous month. The average number of trades per day increased by 19% to 135,000. Turnover velocity reached 141%, compared to 126% in September.
Information Technology most traded sector
Companies in the Large Cap segment had a total turnover of DKK 712 billion. The most traded sector in October was Information Technology, with a turnover of DKK 189.6 billion. OMX Nordic Exchange attracted 8 new companies during the month.
ETF and Unit trust products remain popular
Exchange Traded Funds, ETF, and Unit trust products remain very popular with trading volumes up 39%, as compared to the same period last year. The average trading value for 2006 on ETF/Unit trust products is DKK 612 million per day. Warrant trading also continues to increase very rapidly with the turnover for the first ten months 167% higher than the same period last year. The average trading value for 2006 on Warrants is DKK 116 million per day.
Trading in October
The value of average daily share trading amounted to DKK 34.5 billion, as compared to DKK 29.4 billion during the past 12-month period. The average number of trades per business day amounted to 135,510, as compared to 116,077 during the past 12-month period. The average daily trading volume in Swedish, Finnish and Danish equity and fixed-income derivative products amounted to 631,974 contracts, as compared to 552,998 contracts during the past 12-month period.
All statistics are also available at www.omxgroup.com/nordicexchange/Themarket/Statisticsanalysis