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Euronext trading volumes up in May

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The May 2015 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at EUR8,019 million (+30% compared with May 2014). 

The activity on ETFs remained particularly dynamic last month with an average daily transaction value at EUR549 million, up 91 per cent compared to May 2014.

The average daily volume on equity index derivatives was up at 231,576 contracts (+11.4% compared with May 2014), and the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives was down at 213,911 contracts (-21% compared with May 2014). On 12 May we reached a yearly record high on CAC40 futures at 428,274 contracts; it was the seventh most active day since January 2014.

Activity on commodity derivatives was up 31.5% in May when compared to May 2014, with an average daily volume of 47,015 contracts traded. This brings year-to-date volume slightly above 51,000 contracts (+9% compared to 2014 YTD).

Euronext had two new listings in May 2015, of which one EnterNext SME, that together raised EUR110 million. In addition EUR0.5 billion was raised in corporate bonds and EUR3,540 million of follow-on equity.

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