OMX Exchanges Monthly Statistics October 2005 Total share trading on OMX Exchanges in October amounted to EUR 77.8 billion corresponding to an average daily turnover of EUR 3,703 million, thus making October the best individual month in terms of trading since April 2000 (EUR 3,874 million). The derivatives trading on OMX Exchanges amounted to 624,265 contracts per day, which is the second best month on record. The present record of 639,580 contracts per day was set in February 2004. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Share trading The value of average daily share trading amounted to EUR 3,703 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 2,854 million). The average number of trades per business day was 96,258 (during the past 12-month period: 80,017). The turnover velocity was 137%. Derivative trading The average daily trading volume in Swedish, Finnish and Danish equity and fixed-income derivative products amounted to 624,265 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 456,618). The average daily number of contracts in equity derivative products amounted to 570,406 (during the past 12-month period: 422,838), while the average daily number of contracts in fixed-income derivative products amounted to 53,859 (during the past 12-month period: 33,780). The average daily premium value of stock options amounted to EUR 5.8 million (during the past 12-month period EUR 4.8 million). Bond trading The value of average daily bond trading amounted to EUR 9,527 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 10,406 million). Covered warrant trading The value of average daily warrant trading amounted to EUR 7.5 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 4.9 million). ETF / Investment fund trading The value of average daily trading in ETFs/Investment funds amounted to EUR 76 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 52 million). Index development In October, the OMXS30 index decreased by 1.5%, the OMXH25 index decreased by 5.3%, the OMXC20 index decreased by 3.7%, the OMXT index decreased by 2.6%, the OMXR index increased by 1.8%, and the OMXV index decreased by 7.2%. Members On October 31, the total number of members was 148 (excluding 91 members that are members of more than one exchange) of which Stockholm Stock Exchange has 81 members, Helsinki Stock Exchange 49 members, Copenhagen Stock Exchange 50 members, Tallinn Stock Exchange 18 members, Riga Stock Exchange 17 members and Vilnius Stock Exchange 24 members. List changes Shares On October 31, the total market value of all listed companies amounted to EUR 674 billion (October 29, 2004: EUR 553 billion). In October, two companies were listed at the Stockholm Stock Exchange, and one company was delisted. On the Copenhagen Stock Exchange one company was listed, and one company was delisted. The total number of listed companies is 681 (excluding nine multiple listings) of which 271 companies are listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 138 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, 179 on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, 14 on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, 45 on the Riga Stock Exchange and 43 on the Vilnius Stock Exchange. Bonds The total number of listed bonds is 4,252 of which 1,569 are listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 309 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, 2,302 on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, seven on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, 32 on the Riga Stock Exchange and 33 on the Vilnius Stock Exchange. In October, 64 new bonds were registered on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, and 37 bonds were delisted. On the Helsinki Stock Exchange five new bonds were registered, while three bonds were delisted. On the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, 14 new bonds were listed, while 17 were delisted. On the Tallinn Stock Exchange one bond was listed. On the Riga Stock Exchange four bonds were listed, while one was delisted. On the Vilnius Stock Exchange one bond was listed, and one bond was delisted. Covered Warrants The total number of listed covered warrants is 1,597, of which 1,302 are listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 295 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. In October, 134 new covered warrants were listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 71 were delisted. At the Helsinki Stock Exchange 34 new covered warrants were listed and 34 were delisted. Surveillance and Enforcement Stockholm Stock Exchange The Stockholm Stock Exchange has issued three companies 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. One company was criticized since their forecasts were unclear and because the company did not announce changes to the forecasts in a correct manner. Two companies were criticized for having disclosed price sensitive information in an incorrect manner. In October, Karlshamns AB and HQ Fonder AB were placed on the Observation segment of the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Karlshamns AB since the company no longer fulfilled the listing requirement regarding ownership concentration, and HQ Fonder AB since the company had applied for delisting of the companys shares from the Stockholm Stock Exchange. During October, two cases have been reported to the Swedish Financial Services Authority, one of which concerned suspected insider trading. Helsinki Stock Exchange In October, the secretary of the Disciplinary Board of the Helsinki Stock Exchange issued a reprimand to two listed companies for violation of the disclosure rules. One company did not comply with the rule of simultaneous disclosure. The other company was reprimanded for insufficient disclosure and for having failed to comply with the rule of simultaneous disclosure. Two cases of suspected insider trading and one case of possible market abuse were reported to the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority. Copenhagen Stock Exchange The Copenhagen Stock Exchange dealt with one voluntary bid in October. Over the month, four companies were placed on the observation segment of the Copenhagen Stock Exchange for different reasons: TDC A/S awaits the result of a possible acquisition offer, Aarhus Elite A/S awaits clarification of its financial situation due to loss of more than half of its share capital, Biomar A/S majority shareholder is investigating the possibility of selling all its shares in the company, and Københavns Lufthavne A/S due to a voluntary bid submitted to the companys shareholders to acquire all shares. For more information, please contact: In Stockholm, Ulrika Olofson, Communications Manager, +46 8 405 63 76 In Helsinki, Tommi Toivola, Vice President + 358 9 6166 72 16 In Copenhagen, Ellen-Margrethe Soelberg, Communications Manager + 45 33 77 04 30 In Tallinn, Tex Vertmann, Communications Manager +372 640 88 62 In Riga, Inese Purgaile, Corporate Communications Department Manager, + 371 721 24 31 In Vilnius, Diana Sokolova, Marketing and Communications Manager +370 5 272 13 71 These statistics are also available at www.omxgroup.com.  The figure from April 2000 has been recalculated to include Copenhagen, Helsinki, Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius which were not part of OMX at that time. 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, fixed-income 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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