Monthly Statistics January 2004

Monthly Statistics1 January 2004 · The share trading in January amounted to EUR 53.6 billion, on a daily average EUR 2 682 million, which was the best month since January 2002 for OMHEX's marketplaces (compared to monthly pro forma). It was also the best month for Stockholmsbörsen since November 2001, the trading amounted to EUR 34.6 billion, on a daily average EUR 1 728 million. At HEX Helsinki January was the best month since April 2002. The share trading amounted to EUR 19.0 billion, on a daily average EUR 950 million. · The turnover velocity during January was 153 %, the best month ever for OMHEX's marketplaces. It was also the best month ever for Stockholmsbörsen with a turnover velocity of 164% (November 2001:161%). · January was the best month ever in derivatives trading for OMHEX's marketplaces and the average daily volume amounted to 527 910 contracts per day. (Earlier record October 2003: 446 676) · Market value of Tallinn Stock Exchange reached its highest level ever at EUR 3.3 billion in January. Share trading The average value of share trading per business day amounted to EUR 2 682 million during January (during the past 12-month period: EUR 1 729 million). The average number of trades per business day was 78 574 during January (during the past 12-month period: 54 309). The turnover velocity during January was 153%. Derivative trading Average derivative trading volume in Swedish and Finnish equity and fixed-income products in January amounted to 527 910 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 360 319) per business day. The average number of contracts in equity derivative products in January amounted to 504 092 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 333 783 contracts) per business day, while the average number of contracts in fixed-income derivative products in January amounted to 23 818 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 26 537 contracts) per business day. The total premium value for stock options in January amounted to EUR 9.0 million (during the past 12-month period EUR 4.7 million) per day. 1 This report comprises statistics on Stockholmsbörsen, HEX Helsinki, HEX Tallinn and HEX Riga. The reported figures pertain to all the four exchanges, unless otherwise stated. Covered warrant trading The average value of covered warrant trading per business day amounted to EUR 11.1 million in January (during the past 12-month period: EUR 4.0 million). Index development During January the OMX index increased by 5.9%, the HEX25 index increased by 3.7%, the TALSE index increased by 9.9%, and the RICI index increased by 10.2%. List changes Shares Total market value of all listed companies amounted to EUR 444 billion as of January 30 (January 30, 2003: EUR 333 billion.) The total number of listed companies is 475, of which 282 companies are listed on Stockholmsbörsen, 143 are listed on HEX Helsinki, 14 are listed on HEX Tallinn and 36 are listed on HEX Riga. In January 2 companies were delisted from HEX Helsinki and 20 companies were delisted from HEX Riga. Bonds The total number of listed bonds is 1 736 of which 1 443 on Stockholmsbörsen, 269 on HEX Helsinki, 3 on HEX Tallinn and 21 on HEX Riga. In January 28 new bonds were registered on Stockholmsbörsen and 3 bonds were delisted. On HEX Helsinki 8 new bonds were registered during the month, while 4 were delisted. Covered Warrants The total number of listed covered warrants is 1 424, of which 1 171 on Stockholmsbörsen and 253 on HEX Helsinki. In January 114 new covered warrants were listed on Stockholmsbörsen and 44 were delisted. In January 29 new covered warrants were listed on HEX Helsinki and 7 were delisted. Market Surveillance Stockholmsbörsen referred in January one matter of suspected insider trading to the Financial Supervisory Authority. The Disciplinary Board of Helsinki Exchanges ruled in January on two separate precedent-setting cases regarding the application of the disclosure regulations in the case of a listed company. The first case considered a corporate acquisition and the estimated effects of the deal. Due to extenuating circumstances the Disciplinary Board did not impose any sanctions in this case. The second case treated the disclosure of change in ownership. As the company had fulfilled it's disclosure obligation only after an urgent request from the Exchange, the Disciplinary Board decided to issue a reprimand to the company. For more information or comments, please contact For matters regarding trading statistics: OMHEX/Stockholmsbörsen Claes Urban Dackberg, Acting VP Products and Markets, +46 70 569 52 09 OMHEX/HEX Helsinki Anu Ilvonen, Communications Manager, +358 9 6166 7599 HEX Tallinn Eva Palu, Communications Manager, +372 640 8862 HEX Riga Krista Grintale, Corporate Communications Department Director, + 371 7212 431 For matters regarding market surveillance: Stockholmsbörsen Anders Ackebo, Head of Surveillance, + 46 73 077 52 25 HEX Helsinki Timo Rintanen, Senior VP 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. OMHEX is a leading provider of marketplace services and transaction technology to financial and energy markets. Through its exchange operations within Stockholmsbörsen, HEX Helsinki, HEX Tallinn and HEX Riga, OMHEX operates northern Europe's largest securities market and offers investors access to 80% of the Nordic and Baltic equity markets. The central securities depositories in Finland, Estonia and Latvia are also part of OMHEX. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/02/02/20040202BIT00550/wkr0001.doc The full report http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/02/02/20040202BIT00550/wkr0002.pdf The full report

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