Stockholm, September 1, 2015 – Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today publishes monthly trade statistics for the Nordic1 and Baltic2 markets. Below follows a summary of the statistics for August 2015:
- The share trading increased by 52.9% to a daily average of 3.116bn EUR, compared to 2.038bn EUR in August 2014. Compared to the previous month, July 2015, the daily average increased by 22.0 %.
- Derivatives trading increased by 15.4% to a daily average of 450,035 contracts, compared with 389,955 contracts in August 2014.
- ETF trading3 (Exchange Traded Funds) increased by 60.1% to a daily average of 64.2m EUR compared to 40.1m EUR in August 2014.
- Novo Nordisk A/S was the most traded stock during the past month, followed by Nordea Bank.
- Deutsche Bank was the most active member during the past month, followed by SEB.
- Nasdaq Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks increased to 70.9%, compared to 68.7% previous month4.
- The average order book depth on the best price level was larger at Nasdaq Nordic than the second most liquid trading venue, see detailed figures per exchange:
- For OMXC20 companies 3.1 larger
- For OMXH25 companies 2.6 larger
- For OMXS30 companies 2.5 larger
- Nasdaq Nordic’s average time at EBBO5 (European Best Bid and Offer) was:
- For OMXC20 companies 92.7%
- For OMXH25 companies 90.2%
- For OMXS30 companies 94.6%
1) Nasdaq Copenhagen, Helsinki, Iceland and Stockholm
2) Nasdaq Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius
3) ETF trading figure encompasses Nasdaq Stockholm and Nasdaq Helsinki.
4) Source: Thomson Reuters and Nasdaq. Included are the main European marketplaces that offer trading in Nasdaq Nordic listed shares.
5) EBBO (European Best Bid and Offer) refers to the current best price available for selling or buying a trading instrument such as a stock.
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