Deutsche Börse cash markets turnover decreased 16% in 2016 to €1.38 trillion

Deutsche Börse

German financial markets operator has announced that turnover on its Xetra, Börse Frankfurt and Tradegate exchanges totaled €1.38 trillion in 2016, down from €1.64 trillion in 2015.

Of the total, €1.26 trillion was attributable to the Xetra venue, €43.9 billion to Börse Frankfurt and €71.0 billion to Tradegate Exchange.

The share with the highest order book turnover in 2016 was Daimler AG (FRA:DAI) with €69.5 billion, followed by Bayer AG (FRA:BAYN) with €63.3 billion and Allianz SE (FRA:ALV) with €58.6 billion. iShares Core DAX UCITS ETF was the Number 1 in ETF trading with an order book turnover of €17.6 billion.

Deutsche Börse is in the midst of a merger with the London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE). However the finalization of that merger is still stuck due to politics as to where the merged company should be headquartered, London or Frankfurt.

In December, order book turnover at Deutsche Börse’s cash market amounted to €116.2 billion in December (December 2015: €121.8 billion). Of this amount, €104.6 billion were attributable to Xetra, €4.2 billion to Börse Frankfurt and €7.5 billion to Tradegate Exchange. The average daily turnover on Xetra stood at €5.0 billion (December 2015: €5.6 billion).

Broken down by asset classes, cash market turnover in equities reached about €99.2 billion. Turnover in ETFs/ETCs/ETNs amounted to €14.4 billion. Turnover in bonds was €0.5 billion, in structured products €1.4 billion and in funds €0.2 billion.

The DAX share with the highest turnover on Xetra in December was Daimler AG at €5.6 billion. K+S AG led the MDAX equities with €734 million, while SGL Carbon SE topped the SDAX equity index with €138 million, and Wirecard AG headed TecDAX with €472 million.

The electronic trading platform Eurex Bonds traded €4.5 billion in December (mainly government bonds, December 2015: €3.9 billion).

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