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Stockholm, January 4, 2016 – Nasdaq Nordic today publishes annual trade statistics for the Nordic1 and Baltic2 markets. Below follows a summary of the trade statistics for 2015:

  • The share trading increased by 20.5% to a daily average of 3.124bn EUR, compared to 2.593bn EUR in 2014.
  • The average number of trades per business day increased by 22.5% to 430,917 as compared to 351,776 in 2014.
  • Derivatives trading increased by 7.9 % to a daily average of 475,803 contracts, compared with 441,045 contracts in 2014.
  • ETF trading3 (Exchange Traded Funds) decreased by 0.8% to a daily average of 51.0m EUR compared to 51.4m EUR in 2014.
  • 91 companies listed at Nasdaq Nordic and Baltics markets during 2015 (28 at Nasdaq Nordic main market and 63 at First North) compared to 72 in 2014.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S was the most traded stock during 2015, followed by Nokia Oyj.
  • Deutsche Bank was the most active member during 2014, followed by Morgan Stanley.
  • Nasdaq Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks decreased to 68.3%, compared to 69.6% in 20154.
  • Nasdaq Nordic’s average time at EBBO5 (European Best Bid and Offer) during 2015 was:

  • For OMXC20 companies 93.4 %
  • For OMXH25 companies 91.4 %
  • For OMXS30 companies 94.8 %

1) Nasdaq Copenhagen, Helsinki, Iceland and Stockholm

2) Nasdaq Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius

3) ETF trading figure encompasses Nasdaq Stockholm and Nasdaq Helsinki.

4) Source: Thomson Reuters and Nasdaq. Included are 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.

About Nasdaq Group

Nasdaq (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. Nasdaq Nordic is not a legal entity but describes the common offering from Nasdaq exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Iceland.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Information set forth in this communication contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Nasdaq cautions readers that any forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and that actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking information.  Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements about our capital return initiatives.  Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond Nasdaq’s control.  These factors include, but are not limited to, Nasdaq’s ability to implement its strategic initiatives, economic, political and market conditions and fluctuations, government and industry regulation, interest rate risk, U.S. and global competition, and other factors detailed in Nasdaq’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.  Nasdaq undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Media Relations Contact:
Christina Malmberg Hägerstrand
+46 8 405 65 83

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