Xetra/FWB: 96 billion euros turned over on Xetra in February

Chicago, IL - 2 March 2012

96 billion euros turned over on Xetra in February, 18.4 million transactions on Xetra.

Order book turnover on Xetra and the Xetra Frankfurt specialist trading stood at €102.1 billion in February – a decrease by 9 percent year-on-year (February 2011: €112.7 billion). Of the €102.1 billion, €96.4 billion were attributable to Xetra – a decrease by 9 percent y-o-y (February 2011: €105.5 billion).

€5.6 billion were attributable to the Xetra Frankfurt specialist trading, a 22 percent decrease y-o-y (February 2011: €7.3 billion). Order book turnover on Tradegate Exchange* totalled approximately €3.7 billion in February.

In equities, turnover reached €86.6 billion on Deutsche Börse’s cash markets (Xetra: €84.0 billion, Xetra Frankfurt specialist trading: €2.6 billion). Turnover in bonds was €1.5 billion, and in structured products on Scoach €2.1 billion. Order book turnover in mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) amounted to €11.8 billion.

A total of 18.4 million transactions were executed on Xetra in February, an increase of 5 percent y-o-y (February 2011: 17.6 million).

The DAX security with the highest turnover in February was Deutsche Bank AG at €6.5 billion. Continental AG led the MDAX equities at €822.4 million, while Dürr AG topped the SDAX equity index with €111.4 million, and Aixtron SE headed TecDAX with €409.9 million. The ETF with the highest turnover on Xetra was iShares DAX with €1.5 billion.

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