Monthly Statistics Stockholmsbörsen February 2003

Monthly Statistics Stockholmsbörsen February 2003 Share trading The average share trading turnover per business day amounted to SEK 8 779 million during February (during the past 12-month period: 9 928). In January 2003 the average share trading turnover per business day amounted to SEK 9 693 million. The average number of closed transactions per business day has been 33 716 during February (during the past 12-month period: 39 290). The turnover rate during February was 126% (during the past 12-month period: 121%). Derivative trading Average derivative trading turnover (Swedish share and interest-rate related contracts) amounted during February to 244 285 contracts (during the past 12-month period 245 881) per business day. The average derivative trading turnover amounted during January to 329 805 per business day. The average number of contracts in share-related derivative products amounted during February to 218 739 contracts (during the past 12-month period 222 647) per business day, while the average number of contracts in interest-rate related derivative products amounted during February to 25 546 contracts (during the past 12-month period 23 233) per business day. The total value of trade in stock options amounted for February to SEK 53.5 (during the past 12-month 63.7) million per day. The total value of trade in stocks options amounted for January to SEK 69.6 million per day. Warrants trading The average warrants trading turnover per business day amounted to SEK 19 192 thousand during February (during the past 12-month period: 24 942). In January 2003 the average warrants trading turnover per business day amounted to SEK 20 658 thousand. Index developments The OMX index decreased during February by 1.6% and closed on 470.0 (31 January 2003: 477.8). The Benchmark index closed on 158.4 as of 28 February (31 January 2003: 161.0), which is a decrease of 1.6%. The SX All-share index (the SAX index) closed on 141.4 (31 January 2003: 144.1), which corresponds to a decrease of 1.8% during the month. The Consumer Discretionary Index increased most during the month and closed on 360.9 (31 January 2003: 350.0), which is an increase of 3.1%. The Information Technology Index decreased most during the month and closed on 67.6 (31 January 2003: 83.0), which is a decrease of 18.6 %. Listed companies During February, no companies have been listed/delisted on the A-list or the O-list. The number of listed companies on Stockholmsbörsen is 296, of which 62 are listed on the A-list and 234 on the O-list. Total market value for the companies on the A-list amounts to SEK 1 311 billion, and on the O-list to SEK 418 billion. Total market value thereby amounted to SEK 1 729 billion as of 28 February 2003 (31 January 2003: 1 762). Market Surveillance The depository receipts of Metro International S A are quoted at their regular place on the O-list. The shares of Bure Equity AB have been placed at the Observation segment of the A-list. Stockholmsbörsen has referred 2 cases of suspected illegal insider trading and 1 case of suspected market manipulation to the Financial Supervisory Authority. For more information or comments, please contact Maria Andark, Vice President Corporate Communication, Stockholmsbörsen, for matters regarding statistics +46 (0) 70 597 52 76 Anders Ackebo, Head of Listing & Surveillance Stockholmsbörsen, for matters regarding Market Surveillance + 46 8 405 70 10 These statistics are also published online at www.stockholmsborsen.se, under the heading "Statistics and publications". ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/03/03/20030303BIT00530/wkr0001.doc The full report http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/03/03/20030303BIT00530/wkr0002.pdf The full report

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