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OMX Exchanges Monthly Statistics January 2005

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OMX Exchanges Monthly Statistics January 2005 Share trading The average value of share trading per business day amounted to EUR 2,340 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 2,158 million). The average number of trades per business day was 61,874 (during the past 12-month period: 56,782). The turnover velocity was 125%. Derivative trading Average derivative trading volume in Swedish and Finnish equity and fixed-income products amounted to 495,874 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 443,937) per business day. The average number of traded contracts in equity derivative products amounted to 462,569 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 417,362 contracts) per business day, while the average number of contracts in fixed-income derivative products amounted to 33,305 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 26,576 contracts) per business day. The total premium value for stock options amounted to EUR 6.4 million (during the past 12-month period EUR 5.5 million) per day. Covered warrant trading The average value of covered warrant trading per business day amounted to EUR 3.6 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 5.4 million). Index development During January the OMXS30 index decreased by 0.1%, the OMXH25 index decreased by 0.1%, the TALSE index increased by 4.1%, the RIGSE index increased by 3.3% and the VILSE index increased by 9.9%. 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. Members On January 31, 2005 the total number of members was 123 (excluded 48 members who are members at more than one exchange) of which Stockholm Stock Exchange had 79 members, Helsinki Stock Exchange had 44 members, Tallinn Stock Exchange had 15 members, Riga Stock Exchange had 14 members and Vilnius Stock Exchange had 19 members. List changes Shares Total market value of all listed companies amounted to EUR 472 billion on January 31 (January 31, 2004: EUR 447 billion.) During January, 2 companies were delisted from Stockholm Stock Exchange. The total number of listed companies is 501 (excluded 6 multi-listed companies) of which 275 companies are listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 137 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, 13 on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, 39 on the Riga Stock Exchange and 43 on the Vilnius Stock Exchange. Bonds The total number of listed bonds is 1,815 of which 1,461 on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 286 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, 4 on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, 30 on the Riga Stock Exchange and 34 on the Vilnius Stock Exchange. In January, 25 new bonds were registered on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 49 bonds were delisted. On the Helsinki Stock Exchange 3 new bonds were registered, while 6 were delisted. On the Riga Stock Exchange 2 new bonds were registered, while 1 was delisted. On the Vilnius Stock Exchange 2 new bonds were listed while 1 was delisted. Covered Warrants The total number of listed covered warrants is 1,834, of which 1,468 on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 366 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. In January, 40 new covered warrants were listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 63 were delisted. At the Helsinki Stock Exchange 42 new covered warrants were listed and 4 were delisted. Surveillance and Enforcement The Stockholm Stock Exchange has issued public criticism against Song Networks Holding AB since the company had disclosed price sensitive information in a due-diligence examination without subsequently publicly disclosing the information. The Stockholm Stock Exchange has issued criticism in the following two cases 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. One company was criticized partly for having an insufficient logbook and partly for not supplying the market with information in an appropriate way. One company was criticized after giving some forward-looking information in an interview. One company was placed on the Observation segment of the A-list due to the fact that the company did not fulfill the listing requirement regarding ownership concentration. In January, seven matters of suspected insider trading were reported to the Financial Supervisory Authority. Riga Stock Exchange Management Board assigned surveillance status to an I-list company due to identified inaccuracies in 2003 financial statements. Two I-list companies have been addressed with a requirement to improve disclosure practices. For more information or comments, please contact For matters regarding trading statistics: In Stockholm, Annika Molander, Vice President Communications, +46 8 405 66 10 In Helsinki, Jarmo Holopainen, Communications Specialist, +358 9 6166 7599 In Tallinn, Tex Vertmann, Communications Manager, +372 640 8862 In Riga, Krista Grintale, Corporate Communications Department Director, + 371 7212 431 In Vilnius, Diana Sokolova, Marketing and Communications Manager +370 5 272 13 71 For matters regarding market surveillance: In Stockholm Anders Ackebo, Senior Vice President Surveillance +46 8 405 70 10 These statistics are also available at www.omxgroup.com. 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 Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius as well as the central securities depositories in Estonia and Latvia. Through OMX Exchanges, OMX offers access to 75 percent of the Nordic and Baltic Securities market. For more information please visit www.omxgroup.com. The full report

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