Average daily volume of 6.6 million contracts at Eurex Group in August
In August 2013, the international derivatives markets of Eurex Group recorded an average daily volume of 6.6 million contracts, compared with 7.2 million contracts in August 2012.
Of those, 4.5 million were Eurex Exchange contracts (August 2012: 5.1 million), and 2.1 million contracts (August 2012: 2.1 million) were traded at the U.S.-based International Securities Exchange (ISE). In total, 98.9 million contracts were traded at Eurex Exchange and 46.4 million at ISE.
At Eurex Exchange, the equity index derivatives segment totalled 44.1 million contracts (August 2012: 56.8 million). The future on the Euro Stoxx 50 Index recorded 16.7 million contracts. The options on this blue chip index totalled 17.2 million contracts. Futures on the DAX index recorded 1.9 million contracts while the DAX options reached another 3.0 million contracts. The Eurex KOSPI Product recorded 1.8 million contracts (August 2012: 1.8 million).
The equity derivatives (equity options and single stock futures) segment at Eurex Exchange reached 19.8 million contracts (August 2012: 23.4 million). Thereof, equity options totaled 14.1 million contracts and single stock futures equaled 5.7 million contracts.
Eurex Exchange’s interest rate derivatives segment totalled 33.9 million contracts (August 2012: 36.2 million). The Euro-Bund-Future reached 13.2 million contracts, the Euro-Bobl-Future 8.5 million contracts and the Euro-Schatz-Future 6.1 million contracts. The three Euro-BTP-Futures totalled around 590,000 contracts, the two Euro-OAT-Futures recorded around 769,000 contracts.
The Eurex Exchange segment dividend-based derivatives had 506,000 contracts (an increase of 19 percent). Volatility derivatives totaled 494,000 contracts, an increase of 31 per cent y-o-y.
Eurex Repo, which operates Swiss Franc Repo, Euro Repo and GC Pooling markets, reported in August 2013 for all Eurex Repo markets an average outstanding volume of EUR218.7bn (August 2012: EUR228.1bn). The secured money market GC Pooling recorded an average outstanding volume of EUR148.1bn (August 2012: EUR155.9bn). The Euro Repo Market reached an average outstanding volume of EUR37.6bn in August, an increase of 25 per cent y-o-y. The Swiss Franc Repo market reached EUR33.0bn.
In August 2013, the volume traded on the Power Derivatives Market of European Energy Exchange (EEX) amounted to 66.5 terawatt hours (TWh) (August 2012: 78.5 TWh). Furthermore, a volume of 56,000 Guarantees of Origin has been traded on the EEX Derivatives Market. On the EEX Spot and Derivatives Market for natural gas the volume traded amounted to 7.5 TWh (August 2012: 8.4 TWh). A volume of 61.9 million tonnes of CO2 was traded on the Spot and Derivatives Market for CO2 Emission Allowances (August 2012: 16.2 million tonnes of CO2).
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