Monthly Statistics HEX Integrated Markets September 2003

Monthly Statistics HEX Integrated Markets September 2003 · The share trading in September amounted to EUR 42.5 billion, on a daily average EUR 1 931 million, which was the best month during 2003 for HEX Integrated Markets (compared to monthly pro forma figures). It was also the best month for Stockholmsbörsen since April 2002, the trading amounted to EUR 28.6 billion, on a daily average EUR 1 301 million. · September was the best month ever in derivatives trading for HEX Integrated Markets (compared to monthly pro forma figures) and the average daily volume amounted to 359 447 contracts per day. It was also the best month ever for Stockholmsbörsen. Average daily volume amounted to 347 732 contracts per day in September (earlier record January 2003: 329 805). On September 4, 2003, Swedish OM and Finnish HEX merged to form OMHEX, the largest securities market in Northern Europe and a leading provider of marketplace services and solutions for the financial and energy markets. OMHEX is made up of two divisions: OM Technology and HEX Integrated Markets. Through its exchange operations within Stockholmsbörsen, HEX Helsinki, HEX Tallinn and HEX Riga, HEX Integrated Markets offers investors access to 80% of the Nordic equity market and 75% of the Baltic equity market. This is the first report that comprises statistics on the four exchanges within HEX Integrated Markets. The reported figures pertain to all the four exchanges, unless otherwise stated. Share trading The average value of share trading per business day amounted to EUR 1 931 million during September (during the past 12-month period: EUR 1 672 million). In August, the average value of share trading per business day amounted to EUR 1 634 million. The average number of trades per business day was 60 147 during September (during the past 12-month period: 54 452). The turnover velocity during September was 123%. Derivative trading Average derivative trading volume in Swedish and Finnish equity and fixed-income products in September amounted to 359 447 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 293 325) per business day. The average derivative trading volume in August amounted to 290 631 contracts per business day. The average number of contracts in equity derivative products in September amounted to 323 995 contracts (during the past 12- month period: 266 103 contracts) per business day, while the average number of contracts in fixed-income derivative products in September amounted to 35 452 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 27 221 contracts) per business day. The total premium value for stock options in September amounted to EUR 4,7 million (during the past 12-month period EUR 5,0 million) per day. The total premium value for stock options in August amounted to EUR 4,3 million per day. Covered warrant trading The average value of covered warrant trading per business day amounted to EUR 5.8 million in September (during the past 12-month period: EUR 4.9 million). In August, the average value of covered warrant trading per business day amounted to EUR 4.3 million. Index development The OMX index decreased by 3,3% in September and closed at 567.0 (29 August 2003: 586.4). The HEX25 index decreased by 2,6% in September and closed at 1376.4 (29 August 2003: 1413.2). The TALSE index decreased by 2.9% in September and closed at 273.9 (29 August 2003: 282.1). The RICI index increased by 3.1% in September and closed at 464.5 (29 August 2003: 450.4). List changes Shares Total market value of all companies listed amounted to EUR 375 billion as of September 30 (September 30, 2002: EUR 309 billion.) During September, one company was delisted from Stockholmsbörsen and one company was listed on HEX Helsinki. The total number of listed companies is 501, of which 283 companies are listed on Stockholmsbörsen, 145 are listed on HEX Helsinki, 14 are listed on HEX Tallinn and 59 are listed on HEX Riga. Bonds The total number of listed bonds is 1482 of which 1197 on Stockholmsbörsen, 263 on HEX Helsinki, 3 on HEX Tallinn and 19 on HEX Riga. During September 22 new bonds were registered on Stockholmsbörsen, 5 on HEX Helsinki and 1 on HEX Tallinn. Covered Warrants The total number of listed covered warrants is 1210, of which 1000 on Stockholmsbörsen and 210 on HEX Helsinki. During September 105 new covered warrants were listed on Stockholmsbörsen and 27 on HEX Helsinki. Market Surveillance Stockholmsbörsen's Disciplinary Committee ordered an Exchange Member to pay a fine of EUR 11,000. This decision is based on the fact that an exchange member - a brokerage firm - did not manage a share-buyback program on behalf of a listed company, in accordance to the Swedish Industry and Commerce Stock Exchange Committee's rules. This is the first time the Disciplinary Committee has tried the matter of whether the breach of these rules by an Exchange Member constituted a breach of generally accepted practices in the securities market. Stockholmsbörsen referred in September two cases of suspected illegal insider trading to the Financial Supervisory Authority. HEX Tallinn Listing and Surveillance Committee decided to fine two companies for violating the provisions of the "Requirements for Issuers". For more information or comments, please contact For matters regarding trading statistics: HEX Integrated Markets & Stockholmsbörsen Maria Andark, Vice President Corporate Communications, +46 70 597 52 76 HEX Integrated Markets & HEX Helsinki Anu Ilvonen, Communications Manager, +358 9 6166 7599 HEX Tallinn Kristel Raesaar, Public Relations Advisor, +372 6 4088 49 HEX Riga Krista Grintale, Corporate Communications Department Director, + 371 7212 431 For matters regarding market surveillance: Stockholmsbörsen Anders Ackebo, Head of Listing & Surveillance, + 46 8 405 70 10 HEX Helsinki Timo Rintanen, Senior Vice President of Market Supervision and Enforcement, +358 9 6166 7640 These statistics are also published online at www.omhex.com, www.stockholmsborsen.se, www.hex.com, www.hex.ee and www.hex.lv. HEX Integrated Markets, a division of OMHEX, is northern Europe's largest securities market. Through its exchange operations within Stockholmsbörsen, HEX Helsinki, HEX Tallinn and HEX Riga, it offers investors access to 80% of the Nordic equity market and 75% of the Baltic equity market. HEX Integrated Markets also operates CSDs in Finland, Estonia and Latvia. [REMOVED GRAPHICS] [REMOVED GRAPHICS] ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/10/01/20031001BIT00630/wkr0001.doc Including tables http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/10/01/20031001BIT00630/wkr0002.pdf Including tables

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