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Trading Statistics May 2018


Stockholm, June 1, 2018 – Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today publishes monthly trade statistics for the Nordic1 and Baltic2 markets. Below follows a summary of the statistics for May 2018:

  • The share trading decreased by 3.6% to a daily average of 3.342bn EUR, compared to 3.468bn EUR in May 2017. Compared to the previous month, April 2018, the daily average increased by 5.6%.
  • Cleared derivatives volume decreased by 13.0% to a daily average of 460,598 contracts, compared with 529,175 contracts in May 2017.
  • ETF trading3 (Exchange Traded Funds) decreased by 6.1% to a daily average of 32.7m EUR compared to 34.8m EUR in May 2017.
  • Novo Nordisk A/S was the most traded stock per day during the past month, followed by Nokia Oyj.
  • Morgan Stanley Int. Plc was the most active member during the past month, followed by Deutsche Bank AG.
  • Nasdaq Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks decreased to 66.9%, compared to 67.4% 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 OMXC25 companies 2.4 larger
  • For OMXH25 companies 2.1 larger
  • For OMXS30 companies 1.9 larger

Nasdaq Nordic’s average time at EBBO5 (European Best Bid and Offer) was:

  • For OMXC25 companies 95.9%
  • For OMXH25 companies 93.2%
  • For OMXS30 companies 95.3%

1. Nasdaq Copenhagen, Helsinki, Iceland and Stockholm.

2. Nasdaq Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius

3. ETF  trading figure encompasses Nasdaq Stockholm and Nasdaq Helsinki

4. Included are the main European marketplaces that offer trading in Nasdaq Nordic listed shares. Source: Thomson Reuters.

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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Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland, Nasdaq Riga, Nasdaq Stockholm, Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Vilnius, Nasdaq Clearing and Nasdaq Broker Services are respectively brand names for the regulated markets of Nasdaq Copenhagen A/S, Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd., Nasdaq Iceland hf., Nasdaq Riga, AS, Nasdaq Stockholm AB, Nasdaq Tallinn AS, AB Nasdaq Vilnius, Nasdaq Clearing AB and Nasdaq Broker Services AB. Nasdaq Nordic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm. Nasdaq Baltic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Riga and Nasdaq Vilnius.

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 and its 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's control. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in Nasdaq'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.

Media Relations Contact
Erik Granström
+46 73 449 78 07

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