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Euronext, the pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, just announced trading volumes for January 2017.
Here are some of the highlights:
- The January 2017 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €6,458 million down -25.6% compared to January 2016 and down -10.8% from the previous month. The average daily transaction value on ETFs was €447 million, down by -44.8% compared to January 2016, which was particularly active, and down -25.7% from the previous month. Our ETF offering continued its expansion with 805 listings at the end of January compared to 790 at the end of 2016. Furthermore, Euronext welcomed Vontobel, a new Warrants & Certificates issuer, on its Amsterdam and Paris markets. The Swiss private bank listed nearly 1,200 new structured products in January 2017.
- The average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 199,736 contracts in January 2017, down -25.9% compared to January 2016 and down -2.6% from the previous month. The average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 200,583 contracts in January 2017, down -18.3% compared to January 2016, and down -13.5% from the previous month.
- In January 2017, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 45,104 contracts, down -25.3% compared to January 2016 and up +16.4% from the previous month.
- On a year-to-date basis, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 445,767 contracts (-22.6% compared to end of January 2016), with open interest up to 13,175,713 contracts (+2.2% compared to end of January 2016).
- In January 2017, Euronext had one new listing following the merger of Technip with FMC Technologies to create TechnipFMC, a world leader in turnkey projects engineering and construction for the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors. In addition, €3.6 billion were raised on Euronext in corporate bonds, and €3.4 billion of follow-on equity. It is also worth noting that Euronext welcomed a significant amount of financial bonds, of which €5.5 billion worth of bonds issued by ABN Amro in January 2017.