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OMX’s exchanges monthly statistics November 2005

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OMXs exchanges monthly statistics November 2005 Total share trading in November on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange reached an all time high of EUR 14.4 billion, corresponding to a daily average of EUR 654 million. The covered warrant trading in November on the Helsinki Stock Exchange reached an all time high of EUR 114.0 million, corresponding to a daily average of EUR 5.2 million. Share trading The value of average daily share trading amounted to EUR 3,277 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 2,933 million). The average number of trades per business day was 91,271 (during the past 12-month period: 82,054). The turnover velocity was 119%. Derivative trading The average daily trading volume in Swedish, Finnish and Danish equity and fixed-income derivative products amounted to 441,845 contracts (during the past 12-month period: 463,558). The average daily number of contracts in equity derivative products amounted to 400,944 (during the past 12-month period: 428,167), while the average daily number of contracts in fixed-income derivative products amounted to 40,901 (during the past 12-month period: 35,391). The average daily premium value of stock options amounted to EUR 4.9 million (during the past 12-month period EUR 4.9 million). Bond trading The value of average daily bond trading amounted to EUR 9,553 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 10,450 million). Covered warrant trading The value of average daily warrant trading amounted to EUR 8.1 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 5.3 million). ETF / Investment fund trading The value of average daily trading in ETFs/Investment funds amounted to EUR 62 million (during the past 12-month period: EUR 55 million). Index development In November, the OMXS30 index increased by 3.2%, the OMXH25 index increased by 1.7%, the OMXC20 index increased by 3.2%, the OMXT index increased by 1.0%, the OMXR index increased by 8.6%, and the OMXV index decreased by 7.8%. Members On November 30, the total number of members was 148 (excluding 94 members that are members of more than one exchange) of which Stockholm Stock Exchange has 83 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 25 members. List changes Shares On November 30, the total market value of all listed companies amounted to EUR 695 billion (November 30, 2004: EUR 585 billion). In November, two companies were listed at the Stockholm Stock Exchange, and two companies were delisted. On the Helsinki Stock Exchange one company was delisted. On the Copenhagen Stock Exchange one company was delisted. The total number of listed companies is 679 (excluding nine multiple listings) of which 271 companies are listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 137 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, 178 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 4,270 of which 1,572 are listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, 307 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, 2,315 on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, nine on the Tallinn Stock Exchange, 32 on the Riga Stock Exchange and 35 on the Vilnius Stock Exchange. In November, 45 new bonds were registered on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, and 42 bonds were delisted. On the Helsinki Stock Exchange nine new bonds were registered, while 12 bonds were delisted. On the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, 23 new bonds were listed, while 10 were delisted. On the Tallinn Stock Exchange two bonds were listed. On the Riga Stock Exchange one bond was listed, while one was delisted. On the Vilnius Stock Exchange three bonds were listed, and one bond was delisted. Covered Warrants The total number of listed covered warrants is 1,514, of which 1,144 are listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 370 on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. In November, 41 new covered warrants were listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange and 199 were delisted. At the Helsinki Stock Exchange 118 new covered warrants were listed, and 43 were delisted. Surveillance and Enforcement Stockholm Stock Exchange In November, the Disciplinary Committee of the Stockholm Stock Exchange issued a warning to a stockbroker who had completed a transaction with no commercial meaning. It was concluded that this behavior was not in line with the trading rules of the exchange. Moreover, the two underlying transactions were not reported to the exchange within the time limit for transactions concluded outside the exchange. The Stockholm Stock Exchange has issued criticism to one company 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 for having revealed price sensitive information in a newspaper interview. Stockholm Stock Exchange also issued criticism towards one institutional investor for having breached the Swedish Industry and Commerce Stock Exchange Committees rules concerning the disclosure of acquisitions and transfers of shares. Riddarhyttan Resources AB was placed on the Observation segment of the O-list since the company had applied to have its shares delisted from the Stockholm Stock Exchange. During the month, three cases regarding suspected insider trading were reported to the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority. Helsinki Stock Exchange In November, three companies were criticized for not following the rules of the Helsinki Stock Exchange. One company was criticized for having failed to disclose the decisions made by the Board of Directors to repurchase the company's own shares without undue delay. Another company was criticized for not taking adequate actions in connection with suspicion that information about a profit warning might have leaked. The third company was criticized for having disclosed a stock exchange release based on which it was not possible to evaluate the impact on the financial situation and future prospects of the company. The Helsinki Stock Exchange criticized a member whose client had placed orders with the intention of influencing the price structure during the opening call. Copenhagen Stock Exchange In November, the Copenhagen Stock Exchange reprimanded a member firm for having failed to report a concluded transaction. During the month, the Copenhagen Stock Exchange dealt with two takeover bids submitted by the fund Fonden af 20. december to the shareholders in Solar Holding A/S and Nordisk Solar Compagni A/S, respectively. Two companies were transferred to the Observation segment of the Copenhagen Stock Exchange; EAC A/S as it awaits approval of the divestment of EAC Nutrition and Spæncom A/S since it awaits clarification of financial irregularities in the company. Tallinn Stock Exchange In November, the Listing and Surveillance Committee of the Tallinn Stock Exchange issued warnings to two companies for having breached the rules that prohibits trading during the restricted period. A member of the management board in AS Norma had bought shares in AS Norma in April 2005 in conflict with the rules. An entity affiliated to the management and supervisory boards in AS Baltica had bought shares in AS Baltica in September 2005 also in conflict with the rules. The Listing and Surveillance Committee imposed a fine on AS Rakvere Lihakombinaat for having delayed information regarding the retirement of a member of the management board in August 2005. For more information, please contact: In Stockholm, Jenny Palmblad, Communications Specialist +46 8 405 68 51 In Helsinki, Pekka Peiponen, Senior Vice President Cash Trading Finland +358 9 6166 7290 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. 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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