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TRADING STATISTICS OCTOBER 2014

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Stockholm, November 3, 2014 - Nasdaq Nordic today publishes monthly trade statistics for the Nordic1 and Baltic2 markets. Below follows a summary of the statistics for October 2014:

  • The share trading increased by 31.2% to a daily average of 2.971bn EUR, compared to 2.265bn EUR in October 2013. Compared to the previous month, September 2014, the daily average increased by 22.1 %.

     

  • Derivatives trading increased by 7.4 % to a daily average of 483,484 contracts, compared with 450,242 contracts in October 2013.

     

  • ETF trading3 (Exchange Traded Funds) increased by 67.8% to a daily average of 84.6m EUR compared to 50.4m EUR in October 2013.

     

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

     

  • Deutsche Bank was the most active member during the past month, followed by Hudson River Trading.

     

  • Nasdaq Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks decreased to 69.1%, compared to 71.0% previous month4.

     

  • Nasdaq Nordic’s share of order-book trading in Norwegian listed shares5 decreased to 6.7% compared to 7.4% previous month.

     

  • 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 3.7 larger

                    - For OMXH25 companies 4.2 larger

                    - For OMXS30 companies 2.4 larger

  • Nasdaq Nordic’s average time at EBBO6 (European Best Bid and Offer) was:

                    - For OMXC20 companies 92.3 %

                    - For OMXH25 companies 92.3 %

                    - For OMXS30 companies 94.1 %

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 all European marketplaces that offer trading in Nasdaq Nordic listed shares. During October our market share data provider has experienced data quality issues. The above figure has been checked against multiple other sources however figures may be subject to future revisions.Revised figures are available on request once the data quality issue is resolved.

5) Nasdaq Nordic offers trading in all of the Oslo Bors listed shares.

6) 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, exchange technology, 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 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. 

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 OMX Copenhagen A/S, Nasdaq OMX Helsinki Ltd., Nasdaq OMX Iceland hf., Nasdaq OMX Riga, AS, Nasdaq OMX Stockholm AB, Nasdaq OMX Tallinn AS, AB Nasdaq OMX Vilnius, Nasdaq OMX Clearing AB, Nasdaq OMX 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

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
christina.hagerstrand@nasdaq.com

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