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Strong first quarter for OMX Nordic Exchange


Share trading value for the first quarter 2007 increased by 21% compared to the same period 2006. For the first quarter 2007, the number of trades in share trading increased by 50%. Strong growth for Consumer Staples sector in March The sector with the strongest growth in March was Consumer Staples, for which the trading value increased by 24%, compared to previous month. Trading in March The value of average daily share trading amounted to EUR 5.4 billion, as compared to EUR 4.4 billion during the past 12-month period. The average number of trades per business day amounted to 180,103, as compared to 139,729 during the past 12-month period. The average daily trading volume in Swedish, Finnish and Danish equity and fixed-income derivative products amounted to 632,806 contracts, as compared to 564,113 contracts during the past 12-month period. High increase in ETF trading Trading in Exchange Traded Funds, ETF:s, and Unit trust products during March increased by 155% compared to the same period 2006. The daily average trading value in March was EUR 227 million, as compared to EUR 89 million in 2006. All statistics are also available at For more information, please contact Anders Rubensson, OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm+46 8 405 63 03 Jarmo Holopainen, OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki+358 9 6166 7203 Ellen-Margrethe Soelberg, OMX Nordic Exchange Copenhagen +45 33 77 04 30 Helga Björk Eiríksdóttir, OMX Nordic Exchange Iceland +354 525 28 44 Tex Vertmann, OMX Nordic Exchange Tallinn+372 640 88 62 Dace Saltane, 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

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