Handelsbanken: The Nordic warrant and certificate markets 2006

"The Nordic warrant and certificate markets 2006" is a survey that Handelsbanken Capital Markets has compiled every year since 2002.
 
  • In 2006, sales in the Nordic warrant and certificate markets increased by 149% compared with 2005 to SEK 38,176m. This is the largest sales amount ever. Sales increased by 104% in Sweden, by 206% in Finland and by 182% in Norway.

  • Handelsbanken Capital Markets was the largest issuer on all markets with a total market share of 52.5%. The market share of Handelsbanken Capital Markets in Sweden was 62.9%, in Finland 39.7% and in Norway 100%.

  • In Sweden, sales were largest for products with Ericsson and OMXS30(TM) index as the underlying assets. In Finland, sales were largest for products with Nokia and the DAX® index; and in Norway, sales were largest for products with Norsk Hydro and Statoil.

  • In Sweden, the largest share of trading took place with Avanza; in Finland, the largest share was with eQ. 

  • Some 3,128 products were listed on the three markets at year-end 2006.
 
Peter Frösell, product manager at Handelsbanken Capital Markets, notes, "Sales on the Nordic markets were at record levels in 2006. All the countries displayed substantial growth. It is also good news that Handelsbanken Capital Markets has managed to further strengthen its market position, despite stiffening competition. Handelsbanken Capital Markets now has more than one-half of the Nordic market. Handelsbanken Capital Markets was the largest player in Sweden and Norway for the sixth successive year and the largest player in Finland for the fourth successive year."
 
More details can be found in the link below:
 
For further information, please contact:
Peter Frösell, Structured Products, Handelsbanken Capital Markets
Phone: +46 8 701 31 22

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