Trading Statistics January 2013

Stockholm - 1 February 2013

NASDAQ OMX today publishes monthly trade statistics for the Nordic and Baltic markets.

Below follows a summary of the statistics for January 2013:

  • The share trading on NASDAQ OMX Nordic decreased by 5.9 % to a daily average of 2.2bn EUR, compared to 2.3bn EUR in January 2012. Compared to the previous month, December 2012, the daily average increased by 19.3 %.
  • Derivatives trading increased by 21.0 % to a daily average of 613,645 contracts, compared with 507,262 contracts in January 2012.
  • ETF trading1 (Exchange Traded Funds) decreased by 51.4 % to a daily average of 35m EUR compared to 73m EUR in January 2012.
  • Nokia was the most traded stock on NASDAQ OMX Nordic exchanges during the past month, followed by Ericsson.
  • Merrill Lynch was the most active member on NASDAQ OMX Nordic during the past month, followed by SEB.
  • NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks2 was 66.4%, same as the previous month.
  • NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in Norwegian listed shares3 decreased to 10.7 % compared to 11.7 % the previous month.
  • NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s average time at EBBO4 (European Best Bid Offer) was:
    • For OMXC20 companies 91.2 %
    • For OMXH25 companies 90.3 %
    • For OMXS30 companies 93.8 %

1) ETF trading figure encompasses NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

2) Source: Thomson Reuters and NASDAQ OMX. Included are all European marketplaces that offer trading in NASDAQ OMX Nordic listed shares.

3) NASDAQ OMX offers trading in all of the Oslo Bors listed shares.

4) EBBO (European Best Bid Offer) refers to the current best price available for selling or buying a trading instrument such as a stock.

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