NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced consolidated market performance statistics for its U.S. exchanges for the month of August 2009.
* The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. matched share of total U.S. equity volume in August 2009 was 21.2%. -- The NASDAQ Stock Market's (NASDAQ(R)) matched share of U.S. equity volume was 18.6%, more than any other U.S. exchange. -- NASDAQ OMX BX matched share of U.S. volume was 2.6%. The NASDAQ Stock Market: * The average daily matched volume in all U.S. securities last month was 1.8 billion shares. -- The average daily matched trade count in U.S. equities was 7.2 million. * Matched market share in NYSE-listed securities during August 2009 was 13.5%. -- The average daily matched volume in NYSE-listed stocks was 789 million shares, a 4.1% increase from last month. * Matched market share in NASDAQ-listed securities during August 2009 was 30%. -- NASDAQ's average daily matched share volume in NASDAQ-listed securities during August was 644 million shares. NASDAQ OMX BX: * NASDAQ OMX BX (BX) has experienced unprecedented growth in the first seven months of operation. BX matched share of U.S. equity volume in August was 2.6%. In July, matched share on BX was 2.1%. -- BX's average daily matched volume in U.S. equities in August was 250 million shares, an increase of 36.8% over the previous month. U.S. ETFs: * Matched market share in U.S. ETFs during August 2009 was 24.5%, more than any other U.S. exchange. -- Average daily matched share volume of U.S. ETFs in August was 350 million shares. U.S. Equity Options: * NASDAQ OMX exchanges' matched market share of U.S. equity options was 20% last month, a 5.8% increase over last year. -- The average daily matched volume of NASDAQ OMX exchanges in U.S. equity options totaled 2.5 million contracts in August 2009, a 43.5% increase over last year. -- In August, matched share on The NASDAQ Options Market (NOM) was 3.5%. -- NASDAQ OMX PHLX (PHLX) matched share was 16.6%.
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For information about these and other NASDAQ performance statistics, visit www.nasdaqtrader.com/marketshare.
For this month's detailed statistics on NASDAQ OMX exchanges in the Nordic and Baltic regions, including national figures, visit http://nordic.nasdaqomxtrader.com/newsstatistics/.
About NASDAQ OMX :
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,700 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).
Matched Market Share
Data represent share volume of NASDAQ-listed, NYSE-listed or U.S. equity securities (including ETFs) that are executed on the NASDAQ book as a percentage of consolidated market volume. Data are single counted.
Reported Market Share
Data represent share volume reported to the consolidated tape using NASDAQ-operated systems, which includes total share volume of NASDAQ-listed, NYSE-listed, or U.S. equity securities, including ETFs, executed on the NASDAQ book plus internalized volume and other trade reporting to The FINRA/NASDAQ Trade Reporting Facility(TM), a facility of FINRA that is operated by NASDAQ, as a percentage of consolidated market volume. Shares routed to other market centers for execution are not included. Data are single counted. Trades reported to the FINRA/NASDAQ TRF do not reflect liquidity available on the NASDAQ book.
Handled Market Share
Data represent share volume reported to the consolidated tape using NASDAQ-operated systems, which includes total share volume of NASDAQ-listed, NYSE-listed, or U.S. equity securities including ETFs that are executed on the NASDAQ book plus internalized volume and other trade reporting to The FINRA/NASDAQ TRF as a percentage of total consolidated NASDAQ market volume plus shares routed to other market centers for execution. Data are single counted. Trades reported to the FINRA/NASDAQ TRF and shares routed to other market centers for execution do not reflect liquidity available on the NASDAQ book.
+Foreign Exchange rates represent an average of end-of-day rates for the months presented by Oanda.com.
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