NASDAQ OMX today publishes monthly trade statistics for the Nordic1 and Baltic2 markets. Below follows a summary of the statistics for September 2013:
The share trading increased by 22.2 % to a daily average of 2.496bn EUR, compared to 2.043bn EUR in September 2012. Compared to the previous month, August 2013, the daily average increased by 35.8 %.
Derivatives trading increased by 25.7 % to a daily average of 657,853 contracts, compared with 523,321 contracts in September 2012.
ETF trading3 (Exchange Traded Funds) decreased by 27.9 % to a daily average of 39.2m EUR compared to 54.4m EUR in September 2012.
Nokia was the most traded stock during the past month, followed by Nordea Bank AB.
Merrill Lynch was the most active member during the past month, followed by SEB.
NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks4 increased to 66.1%, compared to 65.3% previous month.
NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in Norwegian listed shares5 decreased to 8.2 % compared to 10.1 % 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:
NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s average time at EBBO6 (European Best Bid and Offer) was:
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) EBBO (European Best Bid and Offer) refers to the current best price available for selling or buying a trading instrument such as a stock.