Trading Statistics August 2012
NASDAQ OMX Nordic
Trading Statistics August 2012
Stockholm, September 3 2012 – NASDAQ OMX today publishes monthly trade
statistics for the Nordic and Baltic markets. Below follows a summary of the
statistics for August 2012:
-- The share trading on NASDAQ OMX Nordic decreased by 51.5 % to a daily
average of 1.6bn EUR, compared to 3.3bn EUR in August 2011. Compared to the
previous month, July 2012, the daily average decreased by 4.2 %.
-- Derivatives trading decreased by 34 % to a daily average of 432,172
contracts, compared with 654,391 contracts in August 2011.
-- ETF trading1 (Exchange Traded Funds) decreased by 70.4 % to a daily average
of 40m EUR compared to 135m EUR in August 2011.
-- Nokia was the most traded stock on NASDAQ OMX Nordic exchanges during the
past month, followed by Novo Nordisk A/S.
-- Merrill Lynch International was the most active member on NASDAQ OMX Nordic
during the past month, followed by Credit Suisse.
-- NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks2
increased to 67.4 % compared to 66.1 % the previous month.
-- NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in Norwegian listed shares3
decreased to 8.6 % compared to 8.7 % the previous month.
-- NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s average time at EBBO4 (European Best Bid Offer) was:
- For OMXC20 companies 88.7 %
- For OMXH25 companies 85.1 %
- For OMXS30 companies 91.1 %
For more information, please read the monthly statistics report published at:
1) ETF trading figure encompasses NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
2) Source: Thomson Reuters and NASDAQ OMX. Included are all European
marketplaces that offer trading in NASDAQ OMX Nordic listed shares.
3) Currently NASDAQ OMX offers trading in 21 of the 25 OBX shares.
4) EBBO (European Best Bid Offer) refers to the current best price available
for selling or buying a trading instrument such as a stock.
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