September - record in Fixed-income derivatives
•A new all-time high in Fixed-income derivatives trading was set in September. The average daily trading volume was 136,948 contracts. (previous record: 123,701 contracts per day in June, 2007).
•The value of average daily share trading increased by 25% compared to the same month last year and the average number of trades per day increased by 60%.
•The ETF and Unit trust products have fast growing volumes, in September the trading volumes were SEK 1 930 millions per day compared to SEK 663 millions per day in September 2006.
The value of average daily share trading amounted to SEK 46.8 billion, as compared to SEK 47.2 billion during the past 12-month period. The average number of trades per business day amounted to 183,642, as compared to 172,500 during the past 12-month period. The total market cap of listed companies at OMX Nordic Exchange amounted to SEK 10 216 billion, compared to SEK 7 607 billion in September 2006.
The average daily trading volume in derivative products amounted to 708,896 contracts, as compared to 638,056 contracts during the past 12-month period. The average daily trading volume in share products was 352,116 contracts, as compared to 355,969 contracts during the past 12 month period. The average daily trading volume in index products were 219,832 contracts, compared to 200,670 contracts during the past 12-month period. Fixed-income derivatives traded 136,948 contracts, compared to 81,417 contracts during the past 12-month period.
Listings and members
There were 3 IPO’s on the markets during September, all of the IPO’s were on the main market. There was 1 new member on the OMX Nordic Exchange.
Telecommunication Services was the most growing sector in September with an increase of 6,3% in average trading value per day compared to August, followed by Financials sector with an increase in trading value of 1,1%.
Telecommunication Services index had a positive development of 8,2 % while Industrials index developed by -0,9%.
More detailed statistics, including national figures, will be available later today at