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Record year for OMX Nordic Exchange

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Record year for OMX Nordic Exchange 2006 was a record year for OMX Nordic Exchange in terms of trading. All time high figures were reached in average daily turnover, number of trades per day and number of derivatives contracts per day. - Average daily share turnover amounted to EUR 4,198 (3,055) million. - The turnover rate was 132 (117) percent. - The average daily derivative trading turnover amounted to 553,793 (475,885) contracts. - The number of listed companies amounted to 791 (741). - The number of new companies on the main market and First North amounted to 103 (41). - The number of members amounted to 159 (166). Highlights 2006 The total share trading on OMX Nordic Exchange in 2006 amounted to EUR 1,054 billion, corresponding to an average daily turnover of EUR 4,198 million, thus making 2006 the best year ever in terms of trading (2000: EUR 3,279 million per day). The number of trades per day for OMX Nordic Exchange also reached an all time high, with 124,484 trades per day during 2006 (2005: 84,667 trades per day). The derivatives trading on OMX Nordic Exchange in 2006 amounted to 553,793 contracts per day, which is the best year ever (2005: 475,885 contracts per day). Reported figures concern 2006, comparable figures pertain to 2005, unless otherwise stated. All statistics are also available at www.omxgroup.com/nordicexchange/Themarket/Statisticsanalysis For more information, please contact Anders Rubensson, OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm +46 8 405 63 03 Outi Ylitalo, OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki +358 9 6166 7599 Ellen-Margrethe Soelberg, OMX Nordic Exchange Copenhagen +45 33 77 04 30 Helga Björk Eiriksdóttir, OMX Nordic Exchange Iceland +354 525 2844 Tex Vertmann, OMX Nordic Exchange Tallinn +372 640 88 62 Inese Purgaile, OMX Nordic Exchange Riga +371 721 24 31 Gintare Blazyte, OMX Nordic Exchange 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 www.omxgroup.com. PDF

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