The two market places XONTRO and Equiduct reached a total of 3.8 m trades in the first half of 2012, an increase of 2.7 % compared to the last six months of 2011(3.7 m). The total turnover amounted to €22.8 bn. (€26.1 bn.), a decrease of 12.6 %.
In the first half of 2012 turnover in broker-aided Xontro fell by 21.6 % to €7 bn. compared to the second half of 2011 (€8.9 bn.). The number of trades decreased by 17.9 % to 83,890 (second half of 2011: 102,135).
In the first six month of 2012 Equiduct, the pan-European trading platform and Best Execution service, recorded a turnover of €15.8 bn. Over the same time period the number of trades increased to 3.7 m from 3.6 m in the second half of 2011.