Stockholm, November 1 2011 – NASDAQ OMX today publishes monthly trade statistics for the Nordic and Baltic markets. Below follows a summary of the highlights for October 2011:
- The share trading on NASDAQ OMX Nordic decreased by 3.9 % to a daily average of 2.5bn EUR, compared to 2.6bn EUR in October 2010. Compared to the previous month, September 2011, the daily average increased by 4.2 %.
- NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks increased to 71.7 % compared to 70.8 % in September 2011. Foreign marketplaces accounted for 24.9 % of the trading in NASDAQ OMX Nordic shares1.
- Derivatives trading decreased by 12.6 % to a daily average of 509,452 contracts, compared with 582,805 contracts in October 2010.
- ETF trading2 (Exchange Traded Funds) increased by 61.0 % to a daily average of 111m EUR compared to 69m EUR in October 2010.
- Nokia was the most traded stock on NASDAQ OMX Nordic exchanges during the past month, followed by Volvo.
- SEB was the most active member on NASDAQ OMX Nordic during the past month, followed by Credit Suisse.
1) Source: Thompson Reuters and NASDAQ OMX. Included marketplaces are Chi-X, Bats, Turquoise, EuronextArca, Xetra and Burgundy. October 31 is not included in the calculation.
2) ETF trading figure encompasses NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.