OMX Exchanges 1) Monthly Statistics August 2004 Share trading The average value of share trading per business day amounted to EUR 1,551 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 2,108 million). The average number of trades per business day was 42,048 (during the past 12-month period: 58,902). The turnover velocity was 95%. Derivative trading Average derivative trading volume in Swedish and Finnish equity and fixed-income products amounted to 350,136 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 440,364) per business day. The average number of traded contracts in equity derivative products amounted to 328,935 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 415,388 contracts) per business day, while the average number of contracts in fixed-income derivative products amounted to 21,201 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 24,976 contracts) per business day. The total premium value for stock options amounted to EUR 3.9 million (during the past 12-month period EUR 5.8 million) per day. Covered warrant trading The average value of covered warrant trading per business day amounted to EUR 4.4 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 6.7 million). Index development During August the OMX index increased by 0.3%, the HEX25 index increased by 0.9%, the TALSE index increased by 0.6%, the RICI index increased by 4.5% and the Litin-G index increased by 2.2%. List changes Shares Total market value of all listed companies amounted to EUR 415 billion as of August 31 (August 31, 2003: EUR 379 billion.) During August, one company was delisted from the Stockholm Stock Exchange. The total number of listed companies is 507, of which 278 companies are listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 137 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, 13 on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, 36 on the Riga Stock Exchange and 43 on the Vilnius Stock Exchange. Bonds The total number of listed bonds is 1,765 of which 1,430 on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 268 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, 3 on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, 27 on the Riga Stock Exchange and 37 on the Vilnius Stock Exchange. In August, 24 new bonds were registered on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 31 bonds were delisted. On the Helsinki Stock Exchange 4 new bonds were registered, while 6 was delisted. On the Riga Stock Exchange 1 bond was listed and on the Vilnius Stock Exchange 1 bond were listed. Covered Warrants The total number of listed covered warrants is 2,036, of which 1,697 on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 339 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. In August, 315 new covered warrants were listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 81 were delisted. At the Helsinki Stock Exchange 78 new covered warrants were listed and 16 were delisted. Market Surveillance In August, Trading Surveillance in Stockholm referred three matters of suspected insider trading to the Financial Supervisory Authority. One company was placed on the Observation segment of the O-list since the company had requested delisting of the shares of the company from the Stockholm Stock Exchange. A company that was placed on the Observation Segment of the O-list in June due to a planned significant change in the companys scope of business, was transferred to its ordinary position on the O list in August since the planned acquisition has been cancelled. For more information or comments, please contact For matters regarding trading statistics: Stockholm Stock Exchange, Annika Molander, Communications Manager, +46 8 405 66 10 Helsinki Stock Exchange, Anu Ilvonen, Communications Manager, +358 9 6166 7599 Tallinn Stock Exchange, Kata Varblane, Marketing and Public Relations Specialist, +372 640 8859 Riga Stock Exchange, Krista Grintale, Corporate Communications Department Director, + 371 7212 431 Vilnius Stock Exchange, Diana Sokolova, Public Relations Manager +370 5 272 13 71 For matters regarding market surveillance: Stockholm Stock Exchange, Anders Ackebo, Head of Surveillance, + 46 8 405 70 10 These statistics are also available at www.omxgroup.com. 1) This report comprises statistics from the Stockholm Stock Exchange, Helsinki Stock Exchange, Tallinn Stock Exchange, Riga Stock Exchange and Vilnius Stock Exchange. The reported figures pertain to all the five exchanges, unless otherwise stated. About OMX: OMX owns and operates the largest securities market in the Northern Europe and is a leading provider of marketplace services and solutions for the financial and energy markets. OMX consists of two divisions: OMX Exchanges and OMX Technology. OMX Exchanges owns and operates the stock exchanges in Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius as well as the central securities depositories in Finland, Estonia and Latvia. Through OMX Exchanges OMX offers access to 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. OMX Technology is a provider of transaction technology, processing and outsourcing solutions. OMX is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and the Helsinki Stock Exchange. For more information please visit www.omxgroup.com. The full report
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