Order book turnover on Xetra and the Xetra Frankfurt specialist trading stood at €99.2 billion in April – a decrease by 8 percent year-on-year (April 2011: €108.3 billion). Of the €99.2 billion, €94.6 billion were attributable to Xetra – a decrease by 8 percent y-o-y (April 2011: €102.6 billion). €4.6 billion were attributable to the Xetra Frankfurt specialist trading, an 18 percent decrease y-o-y (April 2011: €5.6 billion). Order book turnover on Tradegate Exchange* totalled approximately €2.7 billion in April.
In equities, turnover reached €84.2 billion on Deutsche Börse’s cash markets (Xetra: €82.3 billion, Xetra Frankfurt specialist trading: €1.9 billion). Turnover in bonds was €1.5 billion, and in structured products on Scoach €1.6 billion. Order book turnover in mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) amounted to €11.9 billion.
A total of 17.2 million transactions were executed on Xetra in April, an increase of 11 percent y-o-y (April 2011: 15.5 million).
The DAX security with the highest turnover in April was Siemens AG at €5.3 billion. Rhön-Klinikum AG led the MDAX equities at €974.7 million, while IVG Immobilien AG topped the SDAX equity index with €113.8 million, and Aixtron SE headed TecDAX with €270.8 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. For a pan-European comparison of trading locations, see the statistics provided by the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE).
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