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Stockholm, September 1, 2014 – NASDAQ OMX today publishes monthly trade statistics for the Nordic1 and Baltic2 markets. Below follows a summary of the statistics for August 2014:

  • The share trading increased by 10.9% to a daily average of 2.038bn EUR, compared to 1.838bn EUR in August 2013. Compared to the previous month, July 2014, the daily average increased by 8.9 %.


  • Derivatives trading increased by 3.9 % to a daily average of 376,471 contracts, compared with 362,363 contracts in August 2013.


  • ETF trading3 (Exchange Traded Funds) increased by 8.9% to a daily average of 40.1m EUR compared to 36.8m EUR in August 2013.


  • Nokia Oyj was the most traded stock during the past month, followed by Vestas Wind Systems A/S.


  • Deutsche Bank was the most active member during the past month, followed by Credit Suisse.


  • NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks4 increased to 70.0%, compared to 69.6% previous month.


  • NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in Norwegian listed shares5 increased to 7.1% compared to 5.9% previous month.


  • The average order book depth on the best price level was larger at NASDAQ OMX Nordic  than the second most liquid trading venue, see detailed figures per exchange:

  • For OMXC20 companies 3.6 larger
  • For OMXH25 companies 3.5 larger
  • For OMXS30 companies 2.7 larger

  • NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s average time at EBBO6 (European Best Bid and Offer) was:

  • For OMXC20 companies 92.2 %
  • For OMXH25 companies 92.4 %
  • For OMXS30 companies 94.7 %

For more information, please read the monthly statistics report published at:

1) NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen, Helsinki, Iceland and Stockholm

2) NASDAQ OMX Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius

3) ETF trading figure encompasses NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

4) Source: Thomson Reuters and NASDAQ OMX. Included are all European marketplaces that offer trading in NASDAQ OMX Nordic listed shares.

5) NASDAQ OMX offers trading in all of the Oslo Bors listed shares.

6) EBBO (European Best Bid and Offer) refers to the current best price available for selling or buying a trading instrument such as a stock.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. NASDAQ OMX Nordic is not a legal entity but describes the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Iceland. To learn more, visit   

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Information set forth in this communication contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties.  NASDAQ OMX cautions readers that any forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and that actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking information.  Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements about our capital return initiatives.  Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond NASDAQ OMX’s control.  These factors include, but are not limited to, NASDAQ OMX’s ability to implement its strategic initiatives, economic, political and market conditions and fluctuations, government and industry regulation, interest rate risk, U.S. and global competition, and other factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q which are available on NASDAQ OMX’s website at and the SEC’s website at  NASDAQ OMX undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Media Relations Contact:
Christina Malmberg Hägerstrand
+46 (0) 8 405 65 83

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