OMX Exchanges Monthly Statistics August 2005 Share trading The average value of share trading per business day amounted to EUR 2,419 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 2,695 million). The average number of trades per business day was 82,569 (during the past 12-month period: 75,282). The turnover velocity was 91%. Derivative trading Average derivative trading volume in Swedish, Finnish and Danish equity and fixed-income products amounted to 367,529 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 439,704) per business day. The average number of traded contracts in equity derivative products amounted to 341,873 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 409,447 contracts) per business day, while the average number of contracts in fixed-income derivative products amounted to 25,656 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 30,257 contracts) per business day. The total premium value for stock options amounted to EUR 4.1 million (during the past 12-month period EUR 4.7 million) per day. Bond trading The average value of bond trading per business day amounted to EUR 8,065 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 10,155 million). Covered warrant trading The average value of covered warrant trading per business day amounted to EUR 4.7 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 4.5 million). ETF trading / Unit trusts The average value of ETF/Unit trust trading per business day amounted to EUR 43 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 44 million). Index development During August the OMXS30 index decreased by 1.7%, the OMXH25 index increased by 1.2%, the KFX index increased by 3.8%, the TALSE index increased by 3.2%, the RIGSE index increased by 6.0% and the VILSE index increased by 3.9%. Members On August 31, 2005 the total number of members was 147 (excluding 88 members that are members at more than one exchange) of which Stockholm Stock Exchange has 79 members, Helsinki Stock Exchange has 47 members, Copenhagen Stock Exchange has 49 members, Tallinn Stock Exchange has 18 members, Riga Stock Exchange has 17 members and Vilnius Stock Exchange have 25 members. List changes Shares Total market value of all listed companies amounted to EUR 664 billion on August 31 (August 31, 2004: EUR 522 billion). During August, one company was delisted from the Stockholm Stock Exchange. The total number of listed companies is 679 (excluded 9 multiple listings) of which 269 companies are listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 139 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, 179 on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, 14 on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, 44 on the Riga Stock Exchange and 43 on the Vilnius Stock Exchange. Bonds The total number of listed bonds is 4,223 of which 1,568 on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 300 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, 2,288 on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, six on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, 28 on the Riga Stock Exchange and 33 on the Vilnius Stock Exchange. In August, 36 new bonds were registered on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 31 bonds were delisted. On the Helsinki Stock Exchange two new bonds were registered, while four bonds were delisted. On the Copenhagen Stock Exchange seven new bonds were registered, while nine were delisted. On the Riga Stock Exchange one bond was listed and one bond was delisted. Covered Warrants The total number of listed covered warrants is 1,536, of which 1,270 on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 266 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. In August, 99 new covered warrants were listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 76 were delisted. At the Helsinki Stock Exchange 61 new covered warrants were listed and 26 were delisted. Surveillance and Enforcement Stockholm Stock Exchange The Stockholm Stock Exchange has issued one company criticism for infractions of the rules of the Exchange. These infractions were not of such a serious nature that they required to be handled by the Disciplinary Committee. The company was criticized among other things for having disclosed price sensitive information in an incorrect manner during a reconstruction process. In August, one company was delisted since the company had filed for bankruptcy. In August, one company was placed on the Observation segment of the Stockholm Stock Exchange due to the planning of significant changes in the companys scope of business. One company, that since April had been traded on the Observation segment because the company no longer fulfilled the listing requirement regarding ownership concentration, was moved back to its ordinary position on the O-list. During the month, six cases of suspected insider trading were reported to the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. Helsinki Stock Exchange The Helsinki Stock Exchange has issued one company criticism. The company was criticized for giving more detailed forward looking information than previously disclosed, to a journalist. Helsinki Stock Exchange has placed one company on the Observation segment of the I-list due to the fact that the company had applied for de-listing. Copenhagen Stock Exchange In August, the Copenhagen Stock Exchange dealt with a voluntary bid. One company was transferred to the Observation segment after the Danish Commerce and Companies agency, in its capacity as secretariat to the Danish Securities Council, questioned a number of topics in the company's half-year report. For more information or comments, please contact Anu Ilvonen, Head of Communications, OMX Exchanges, +358 9 6166 7599 These statistics are also available at www.omxgroup.com. This report comprises statistics from the Stockholm Stock Exchange, Helsinki Stock Exchange, Copenhagen Stock Exchange, Tallinn Stock Exchange, Riga Stock Exchange and Vilnius Stock Exchange. The reported figures pertain to all the six exchanges, unless otherwise stated. About OMX Exchanges | OMX is a leading partner for more efficient securities transactions. OMX consists of two divisions: OMX Technology and OMX Exchanges. Through the OMX Exchanges division, OMX owns and operates the equity and derivatives exchanges in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius as well as the central securities depositories in Estonia and Latvia. Through OMX Exchanges, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic Securities market. For more information please visit www.omxgroup.com. The full report
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