OMX Exchanges Monthly Statistics November 2004
OMX Exchanges Monthly Statistics November 2004 Stockholm Stock Exchange and Helsinki Stock Exchange changed the names of their OMX and HEX25 indexes on November 15, 2004. The new name of the OMX index is OMXS30, with the letter S standing for Stockholm. The HEX25 indexs new name is OMXH25, with the letter H standing for Helsinki. The figures designate the number of shares included in the tradable index. The introduction of a joint index family is part of OMX Exchanges aim to create an integrated Nordic and Baltic market. Vilnius stock exchange experienced an all-time-high in number of equity trades on November 25. The number of equity trades amounted to 802. The previous record was 757 equity trades on January 23, 1997. Share trading The average value of share trading per business day amounted to EUR 2,010 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 2,158 million). The average number of trades per business day was 56,516 (during the past 12-month period: 58,051). The turnover velocity was 108%. Derivative trading Average derivative trading volume in Swedish and Finnish equity and fixed-income products amounted to 359,802 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 442,588) per business day. The average number of traded contracts in equity derivative products amounted to 337,432 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 416,995 contracts) per business day, while the average number of contracts in fixed-income derivative products amounted to 22,371 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 25,563 contracts) per business day. The total premium value for stock options amounted to EUR 4.0 million (during the past 12-month period EUR 5.7 million) per day. Covered warrant trading The average value of covered warrant trading per business day amounted to EUR 4.0 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 6.2 million). 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. Index development During November the OMXS30 index increased by 5.8%, the OMXH25 index increased by 6.9%, the TALSE index increased by 8.2%, the RIGSE index increased by 8.7% and the VILSE index increased by 10.0%. Members On November 30, 2004 the total number of members was 123 (excluded 46 members who are members at more than one exchange) of which Stockholm Stock Exchange had 77 members, Helsinki Stock Exchange had 45 members, Tallinn Stock Exchange had 15 members, Riga Stock Exchange had 13 members and Vilnius Stock Exchange had 19 members. List changes Shares Total market value of all listed companies amounted to EUR 471 billion on November 30 (November 28, 2003: EUR 419 billion.) The total number of listed companies is 500 (excluded 6 multi-listed companies) of which 274 companies are listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 138 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, 13 on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, 38 on the Riga Stock Exchange and 43 on the Vilnius Stock Exchange. Bonds The total number of listed bonds is 1,792 of which 1,451 on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 277 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, 4 on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, 27 on the Riga Stock Exchange and 33 on the Vilnius Stock Exchange. In November, 40 new bonds were registered on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 31 bonds were delisted. On the Helsinki Stock Exchange 7 new bonds were registered, while 4 was delisted. On the Tallinn Stock Exchange 1 new bond was listed. On the Vilnius Stock Exchange 2 bonds were listed while 3 was delisted. Covered Warrants The total number of listed covered warrants is 1,929, of which 1,649 on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 280 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. In November, 103 new covered warrants were listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 144 were delisted. At the Helsinki Stock Exchange 12 new covered warrants were listed and 40 were delisted. Market Surveillance Stockholm Stock Exchange referred three matters of suspected insider trading to the Financial Supervisory Authority. Song Networks Holding AB 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. The Vilnius Stock Exchange Management Board imposed pecuniary penalties for 2 of its members for failing to have a sufficient amount of cash for settlement of transactions to cover their aggregate positions. 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, Mari Häyry, Communications Manager, +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 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic Securities market. For more information please visit www.omxgroup.com. The full press release
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