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July 2006 statistics from OMX, the Nordic Exchange


July 2006 statistics from OMX, the Nordic Exchange July saw the highest equity trading activity at the OMX exchanges ever. Summer months are usually characterized by a low trading activity, but this July was very active compared to the same period of previous years. The number of trades increased by 18 percent to 93,000 trades per day compared to last July (79,000). The daily turnover also increased by EUR 30 million amounting to EUR 2,812 million. Trading in July on OMX, the Nordic Exchange The value of average daily share trading amounted to EUR 2,812 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 3,734 million). The average number of trades per business day amounted to 93,260 (during the past 12-month period: 109,012). The average daily trading volume in Swedish, Finnish and Danish equity and fixed-income derivative products amounted to 400,335 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 540,378). New Companies and Members New Companies: Main market Svithoid Tankers AB in Stockholm, Energy, Small cap Orion Oyj in Helsinki, Health Care, Large cap Oriola-KD Oyj in Helsinki, Health Care, Mid cap First North Axlon Holding AB in Sweden, Information Technology New Science Svenska AB in Sweden, Health Care Travel Partner AB in Sweden, Consumer Discretionary Redbet Holding AB in Sweden, Consumer Discretionary New members: Timber Hill Europe AG in Helsinki Timber Hill Europe AG in Copenhagen. MP Investment Bank in Tallinn MP Investment Bank in Riga MP Investment Bank in Vilnius Information about Surveillance and Enforcement can be downloaded at, Our services for issuers/News for listed companies. More information regarding First North can be downloaded at: The market/Statistics & Market analysis About the stock market/ Statistics/Monthly/Copenhagen These statistics are also available at For more information, please contact: In Stockholm, Anders Rubensson, Communications Specialist +46 8 405 63 03 In Helsinki, Jarmo Holopainen, Communications Manager + 358 9 6166 7203 In Copenhagen, Anders Rosendahl, Communications Specialist + 45 33 77 04 32 In Tallinn, Tex Vertmann, Communications Manager +372 640 88 62 In Riga, Inese Purgaile, Corporate Communications Department Manager + 371 721 24 31 In Vilnius, Gintare Blazyte, Marketing and Communications Specialist +370 5 272 13 71 About OMX About OMX | OMX is a leading expert in the exchange industry. Through the Nordic Exchange in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. Our integrated technology solutions span the transaction chain enabling efficient securities transactions for exchanges, clearing organizations, central securities depositories and other financial institutions around the world. OMX is listed on the Nordic Exchange in Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen. For more information, please visit About First North First North is an alternative market with lighter requirements than OMX's regulated markets. It provides small growth companies with a world of opportunities on the Nordic and global financial markets. First North is open for companies from all countries and offers listing and trading in SEK, Euro or DKK and company disclosure in English, Swedish, Danish or Norwegian. Investment in a company traded on First North implies a higher risk than on the regulated market. First North in Sweden is operated by Stockholm Stock Exchange and First North in Denmark is operated by Copenhagen Stock Exchange. For more information please visit PDF

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