Stockholm, January 2, 2015 – Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today publishes annual trade statistics for the Nordic1 and Baltic2 markets. Below follows a summary of the trade statistics for 2014:
- The share trading increased by 16.9% to a daily average of 2.593bn EUR, compared to 2.218bn EUR in 2013.
- The average number of trades per business day increased by 13.4% to 351,776 as compared to 310,219 in 2013.
- Derivatives trading decreased by 14.8 % to a daily average of 424,519 contracts, compared with 498,344 contracts in 2013.
- ETF trading3 (Exchange Traded Funds) increased by 9.5% to a daily average of 51.4m EUR compared to 46.9m EUR in 2013.
- 72 new companies listed on Nasdaq's Nordic and Baltic markets during 2014 (23 on the main market and 49 on First North) compared to 34 in 2013.
- Nokia Oyj was the most traded stock during 2014, followed by Nordea Bank AB.
- Deutsche Bank was the most active member during 2014, followed by Morgan Stanley.
- Nasdaq Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks4 increased to 69.6%, compared to 66.1% in 2013.
- Nasdaq Nordic’s average time at EBBO5 (European Best Bid and Offer) during 2014 was:
- For OMXC20 companies 92.5 %
- For OMXH25 companies 91.0 %
- For OMXS30 companies 95.0 %
For more information, please read the monthly statistics report published at: http://www.nasdaqomx.com/transactions/markets/nordic/statistics.
1) Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
2) Nasdaq Riga, Nasdaq Tallinn and Nasdaq Vilnius.
3) ETF trading figure encompasses Nasdaq Stockholm and Nasdaq Helsinki.
4) Source: Thomson Reuters and Nasdaq. Included are the main European marketplaces that offer trading in Nasdaq Nordic listed shares.
5) EBBO (European Best Bid and Offer) refers to the current best price available for selling or buying a trading instrument such as a stock.
Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland, Nasdaq Riga, Nasdaq Stockholm, Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Vilnius, Nasdaq Clearing and Nasdaq Broker Services are respectively brand names for the regulated markets of Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen A/S, Nasdaq OMX Helsinki Ltd., Nasdaq OMX Iceland hf., Nasdaq OMX Riga, AS, Nasdaq OMX Stockholm AB, Nasdaq OMX Tallinn AS, AB Nasdaq OMX Vilnius, Nasdaq OMX Clearing AB, Nasdaq OMX Broker Services AB. Nasdaq Nordic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm. Nasdaq Baltic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Riga and Nasdaq Vilnius.
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