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Record trading at OMX Nordic Exchange


April saw a record in share trading at the Nordic Exchange. On April 26, the share trading value was EUR 9.0 billion (previous record: EUR 8.6 billion on February 28, 2007). Record figures in share trading were also recorded for the month, reaching EUR 5.74 billion average per day (previous record: EUR 5.73 billion, February 2006). The share trading value increased by 13% compared to April 2006, which was a record month at that time. The number of trades in April increased by 33% compared to the same month last year. Good response to Nordic market data offering The first quarter of 2007 saw an increase in the number of vendors to 103, compared to 87 during the same period last year. The number of real-time terminals for market data increased from 65,000 to 83,000. Industrials most traded sector in April The most traded sector in April was Industrials, with a turnover of EUR 27.5 billion (Second most traded sector was Information Technology with a turnover of EUR 24.8 billion). Trading in April The value of average daily share trading amounted to EUR 5.7 billion, as compared to EUR 4.5 billion during the past 12-month period. The average number of trades per business day amounted to 171,705, as compared to 142,899 during the past 12-month period. The average daily trading volume in Swedish, Finnish and Danish equity and fixed-income derivative products amounted to 658,489 contracts, as compared to 558,380 contracts during the past 12-month period. All statistics are also available at For more information, please contact Anders Rubensson, Stockholm+46 8 405 63 03 Jarmo Holopainen, Helsinki+358 9 6166 7203 Ellen-Margrethe Soelberg, Copenhagen +45 33 77 04 30 Helga Björk Eiríksdóttir, Iceland +354 525 28 44 Tex Vertmann, Tallinn+372 640 88 62 Dace Saltane, Riga+371 721 24 31 Gintare Blazyte, Vilnius+370 5 272 13 71 About OMX | OMX is a leading expert in the exchange industry. Through the Nordic Exchange, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. The Nordic Exchange is a term used for marketing purposes and is not a legal entity. It describes the common offering from the Helsinki Stock Exchange, Copenhagen Stock Exchange, Stockholm Stock Exchange, Iceland Stock Exchange, Tallinn Stock Exchange, Riga Stock Exchange and Vilnius Stock Exchange. OMX integrated technology solutions cross the transaction chain enabling efficient securities transactions for over 60 exchange organizations in more than 50 countries. OMX is a Nordic Large Cap company in the Financial sector on the OMX Nordic Exchange. For more information, please visit

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