Monthly Statistics Stockholmsbörsen August 2003

Monthly Statistics Stockholmsbörsen August 2003 ·In August the share trading turnover for a single month reached a year high of SEK 10 503 million per day. In addition the number of closed transactions reached a year high of 39 856 per day. ·On August 21, SAX- and OMX-index reached a new year high, the index change in August was + 3 % and so far this year +19%. Share trading The average share trading turnover per business day amounted to SEK 10 503 million during August (during the past 12-month period: 9 194). In July 2003 the average share trading turnover per business day amounted to SEK 8 315 million. The average number of closed transactions per business day has been 39 856 during August (during the past 12-month period: 39 079). The turnover rate in August was 127% (during the past 12-month period: 125%). Derivative trading Average derivative trading turnover (Swedish share and interest-rate related contracts) amounted in August to 284 622 contracts (during the past 12-month period 277 061) per business day. The average derivative trading turnover amounted in July to 220 839 per business day. The average number of contracts in share-related derivative products amounted in August to 260 785 contracts (during the past 12-month period 250 506) per business day, while the average number of contracts in interest-rate related derivative products amounted in August to 23 838 contracts (during the past 12-month period 26 555) per business day. The total value of trade in stock options amounted in August to SEK 40.0 (during the past 12-month 45.7) million per day. The total value of trade in stocks options amounted in July to SEK 27.2 million per day. [REMOVED GRAPHICS] Warrants trading The average warrants trading turnover per business day amounted to SEK 28 399 thousand in August (during the past 12-month period: 25 106). In July 2003 the average warrants trading turnover per business day amounted to SEK 20 603 thousand. Index developments The OMX index increased in August by 2.7% and closed on 586.4 (31 July 2003: 571.0). The Benchmark index closed on 207.5 as of 29 August (31 July 2003: 200.5), which is an increase of 3.5%. The SX All-share index (the SAX index) closed on 177.7 (31 July 2003: 171.8), which corresponds to an increase of 3.4% during the month. The Information Technology Index increased most during the month and closed on 135.2 (31 July 2003: 124.3), which is an increase of 8.8%. The Telecommunication Services Index decreased most during the month and closed on 482.5 (31 July 2003: 486.2), which is a decrease of 0.8%. List changes Stocks In August, one company has been listed on the O-list. The number of listed companies on Stockholmsbörsen (incl. Xternal list) is 284, of which 58 are listed on the A-list and 225 on the O-list. Total market value for the companies on the A-list amounts to SEK 1 654 billion, and on the O-list to SEK 454 billion. Total market value ( incl. Xternal list) amounted to SEK 2 115 billion as of 29 August 2003 (31 July 2003: 2 046). Bonds During August four new bonds have been registered on the SOX-list and eleven new bonds have been registered on the Monthly list of bonds. Warrants During August 39 new warrants have been listed. Market Surveillance Stockholmsbörsen has in August referred two cases of suspected illegal insider trading to the Financial Supervisory Authority. One company has been placed at the Observation segment of the O-list. For more information or comments, please contact Maria Andark, Vice President Corporate Communications, Stockholmsbörsen, for matters regarding trading statistics +46 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" "Statistics Reports" search under Statistics on Monthly report - Stocks and derivatives. Share trading A- and O-list (incl. Xternal list) August July August Jan. - Jan. - Year Aug. Aug. 2003 2003 2002 2003 2002 2002 Turnover, SEK billion 220.6 191.3 174.0 1 504.8 1 926.5 2 701.8 Turnover per business day, SEK million 10 503 8 315 7 911 9 120 11 536 10 807 Turnover, number of shares, million 6 322 7 163 7 024 54 724 34 136 63 988 Turnover per business day, number of shares, thousand 301 059 311 456 319 257 331 662 204 410 255 950 Number of closed transactions 836 982 720 282 841 784 5 824 6 002 9 869 695 343 167 Number of closed transactions per business day 39 856 31 317 38 263 35 301 35 942 39 477 Market value, SEK billion 2 115 2 046 1 890 2 115 1 890 1 780 Turnover rate, % 127 105 105 123 118 122 All-share index 177.7 171.8 158.1 177.7 158.1 149.6 Change in All-share index, % +3.4 +7.0 -3.2 +18.8 -33.9 -37.4 1) The turnover rate is estimated as total turnover during the -5,5 period divided by the number of business days during the period multiplied by 250 and divided by the average market value during the period. Derivative trading Volume in number of contracts August July August Jan. - Jan. - Year Aug. Aug. 2003 2003 2002 2003 2002 2002 Swedish interest-rate related products Short-term interest products 438 270 166 890 232 601 3 293 2 310 3 756 334 116 772 Long-term interest products 62 319 51 927 69 427 1 071 1 055 1 829 341 026 401 Other interest products 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total Swedish interest-rate related products 500 589 218 817 302 028 4 364 3 365 5 586 675 142 173 Swedish share-related products Share options and futures 3 776 3 361 2 519 27 840 22 826 37 086 929 711 093 176 046 123 Index options and futures 1 699 1 498 1 486 13 040 11 264 18 248 553 761 988 790 051 521 Total Swedish share-related products 5 476 4 860 4 006 40 880 34 090 55 334 482 472 081 966 239 644 Total 5 977 5 079 4 308 45 245 37 455 60 920 071 289 109 641 239 817 Average per business day (actual days) 284 622 220 839 195 823 274 216 224 283 243 683 The comparison includes both new and deregistered products. Warrants trading Augusti July August Jan. - Jan. - Year Aug. Aug. 2003 2003 2002 2003 2002 2002 Turnover, SEK million 596.4 473.9 530.3 3 599.8 4 296.9 6 863.9 Turnover per business day, SEK thousand 28 399 20 603 24 102 21 817 25 730 27 465 Number of closed transactions 24 547 19 499 26 960 171 281 188 589 310 627 Number of closed transactions per business day 1 169 848 1 225 1 038 1 129 1 243 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/09/01/20030901BIT00440/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/09/01/20030901BIT00440/wkr0002.pdf