94 billion euros turnover on Xetra in May

6 June 2012

Order book turnover on Xetra and the Xetra Frankfurt specialist trading stood at €99.0 billion in May – a decrease by 27 percent year-on-year (May 2011: €136.5 billion). Of the €99.0 billion, €94.1 billion were attributable to Xetra – a decrease by 28 percent y-o-y (May 2011: €130.8 billion). €4.8 billion were attributable to the Xetra Frankfurt specialist trading, an 15 percent decrease y-o-y (May 2011: €5.6 billion). Order book turnover on Tradegate Exchange* totalled approximately €2.3 billion in May.

In equities, turnover reached €82.9 billion on Deutsche Börse’s cash markets (Xetra: €81.2 billion, Xetra Frankfurt specialist trading: €1.6 billion).

Turnover in bonds was €1.8 billion, and in structured products on Scoach €1.8 billion. Order book turnover in mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) amounted to €12.1 billion.

A total of 17.9 million transactions were executed on Xetra in May, a decrease of 7 percent y-o-y (May 2011: 19.3 million).

The DAX security with the highest turnover in May was Siemens AG at €5.1 billion. Lanxess AG led the MDAX equities at €800.3 million, while Schuler AG topped the SDAX equity index with €70.2 million, and Aixtron SE headed TecDAX with €211.5 million. The ETF with the highest turnover on Xetra was iShares DAX with €1.8 billion.

Further details are available online in Deutsche Börse’s cash market statistics at www.deutsche-boerse.com/marketdata. For a pan-European comparison of trading locations, see the statistics provided by the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) at www.fese.be.

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*For the purpose of statistical comparability data is adapted to the method of counting of regional exchanges.

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