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Trading Statistics February 2014

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Stockholm, March 3 2014 – NASDAQ OMX today publishes monthly trade statistics for the Nordic1 and Baltic2 markets. Below follows a summary of the statistics for February 2014:

- The share trading increased by 14.5 % to a daily average of 2.851bn EUR, compared to 2.489bn EUR in February 2013. Compared to the previous month, January 2014, the daily average is unchanged.

- Derivatives trading decreased by 6.8 % to a daily average of 459,496 contracts, compared with 493,011 contracts in February 2013.

- ETF trading3 (Exchange Traded Funds) decreased by 25% to a daily average of 52.0m EUR compared to 69.3m EUR in February 2013.

- Novo Nordisk A/S was the most traded stock during the past month, followed by Nokia Oyj.

- Merrill Lynch was the most active member during the past month, followed by Deutsche Bank.

- NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks4 increased to 69.1%, compared to 68.9% previous month.  

   

- NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in Norwegian listed shares5 decreased to 4.9 % compared to 5.9 % the 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 3.3 larger

          - For OMXH25 companies 1.8 larger6

             - For OMXS30 companies 2.4 larger

-NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s average time at EBBO7 (European Best Bid and Offer) was:

          - For OMXC20 companies 92.2 %

          - For OMXH25 companies 87.5 %

          - For OMXS30 companies 95.2 %

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

http://www.nasdaqomx.com/transactions/markets/nordic/statistics

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) Pohjola Bank Abp turnover in February has been excluded in the average order book depth calculation, due to a takeover bid. Including Pohjola Bank Abp the figure for OMXH25 is 176,7.

7) 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 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $8 trillion. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The matters described herein contain forward-looking statements that are made under the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about NASDAQ OMX's products and offerings. We caution that these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. 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 factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX's annual report on Form 10-K, and periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements.

NASDAQ OMX Media contact: 

Christina Malmberg Hägerstrand

+46 (8) 405 6583                                                   

christina.hagerstrand@nasdaqomx.com

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