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Euronext trading volumes rise in June 2018

posted onJuly 19, 2018
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Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, covering Belgium, France, Ireland, The Netherlands, Portugal and the UK announced trading volumes for June 2018.

Cash trading
In June 2018, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €8,822.3 million, up +2.1% compared to June 2017 and up +3.5% from the previous month. In the first six months of 2018, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book was €8,566.2 million, up +8.9% compared to last year.

The average daily transaction value on the ETF order book was €248 million, up +8.0% compared to June 2017 and down –9.3% from the previous month. At the end of June 2018, 1,073 ETFS were listed on Euronext compared to 1,048 at the end of December 2017.

Derivatives trading
In June 2018, the overall average daily volume on derivatives reached 582,375 contracts, down –24.3% compared to June 2017 and down –9.7% compared to the previous month. In detail:

  • the average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 243,353 contracts, down –1.7% compared to June 2017 and up +9.5% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 276,746 contracts, down –40.4% compared to June 2017 and down –23.0% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 62,276 contracts, up +9.1% compared to June 2017 and down –1.9% from the previous month.

June 2017 figures included a total of 5.6 million equity and index option contracts‎, resulting from the planned non-recurring migration of open interest from TOM to Euronext, which took place from the end of May 2017 to the end of June 2017. At the end of June 2018, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stood at 598,111 contracts (+4.4% compared to the end of June 2017) and open interest was up at 17,918,034 contracts (+15.5% compared to the end of June 2017).

FX spot trading
In June 2018, the average daily volume on the spot foreign exchange market of FastMatch, operating as a Euronext company since August 2017, stood at $22,240 million, up +13.0% compared to June 2017 and down –1.5% from the previous month.

Listings
In June 2018, Euronext welcomed seven listings, including Adyen (Dutch payment unicorn, the largest tech unicorn IPO in Europe in the last five years), Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (one of the largest commercial real estate companies in Europe), Cogelec (a manufacturer of innovative entry and access solutions especially for residential building complexes) and 2CRSI (storage system, high-performance computing, and customized IT appliance manufacturer) on Euronext main market,

Enensys Technologies (a manufacturer of broadcast network equipment and test & monitoring equipment for digital broadcast) and Kalray (a fabless semiconductor and software company)on Euronext Growth and Yew Grove Reit ( a new Irish real estate investment trust) on ESM in Dublin. Altogether, they raised €1,067 million. In addition, €58.7 billion was raised on Euronext in bonds, of which €2.3 billion was in five green bonds; and €4.1 billion was raised in follow-on equity.

With 1,300 listed issuers worth €3.9 trillion in market capitalisation as of end June 2018, Euronext is a blue chip franchise that has 24 issuers in the Morningstar® Eurozone 50 Index℠ and a strong diverse domestic and international client base. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets and is the largest centre for debt and funds listings in the world. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices.