Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, today announced trading volumes for February 2017.
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The February 2017 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €7,065 million, down -17.7% compared to February 2016 and up +9.4% from the previous month. The average daily transaction value on ETFs was €537 million, down by -20.8% compared to February 2016 which was particularly active, and up +19.9% from the previous month. Our ETF offering continued its expansion with 811 listings at the end of February compared to 790 at the end of 2016.
The average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 232,932 contracts in February 2017, down -6.7% compared to February 2016 and up +16.6% from the previous month. The average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 282,365 contracts in February 2017, stable compared to February 2016 (+0.3%) and up +40.8% from the previous month.
In February 2017, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 57,935 contracts, down -15.6% compared to February 2016 and up +28.4% from the previous month.
On a year-to-date basis, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stands at 506,610 contracts (-13.9% compared to end of February 2016), with open interest up to 14,937,540 contracts (+6.7% compared to end of February 2016).
In February 2017, Euronext had three new SME listings: Osmozis, Lysogene and Inventiva that altogether raised €80 million. In addition, €21.2bn were raised on Euronext through bond issues – of which €2.5 billion in corporate bonds – as well as €1.6 billion of follow-on equity, including a public offer on Banco Commercial Portuges (BCP) for €1.3 billion.