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Stockholm, February 1, 2016 – Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today publishes monthly trade statistics for the Nordic1 and Baltic2 markets. Below follows a summary of the statistics for January 2016:

  • The share trading increased by 8.5% to a daily average of 3.397bn EUR, compared to 3.132bn EUR in January 2015. Compared to the previous month, December 2015, the daily average increased by 11.3 %.
  • Derivatives trading increased by 6.1% to a daily average of 521,607 contracts, compared with 491,438 contracts in January 2015.
  • ETF trading3 (Exchange Traded Funds) increased by 62.7% to a daily average of 74.4m EUR compared to 45.7m EUR in January 2015.
  • Nokia Oyj was the most traded stock during the past month, followed by Fingerprint Cards AB.
  • Deutsche Bank was the most active member during the past month, followed by Morgan Stanley.
  • 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 2.6 larger
  • For OMXH25 companies 2.0 larger
  • For OMXS30 companies 2.0 larger

  • Nasdaq Nordic’s average time at EBBO4 (European Best Bid and Offer) was:

  • For OMXC20 companies 92.2%
  • For OMXH25 companies 89.2%
  • For OMXS30 companies 93.6%

1) Nasdaq Copenhagen, Helsinki, Iceland and Stockholm

2) Nasdaq Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius

3) ETF trading figure encompasses Nasdaq Stockholm and Nasdaq Helsinki.    

4) 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 Group

Nasdaq (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq 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 is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. Nasdaq Nordic is not a legal entity but describes the common offering from Nasdaq exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Iceland.

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 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’s control.  These factors include, but are not limited to, Nasdaq’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’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.  Nasdaq 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 8 405 65 83

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