NASDAQ OMX today publishes monthly trade statistics for the Nordic1 and Baltic2 markets. Below follows a summary of the statistics for May 2013:
- The share trading increased by 2.9 % to a daily average of 2.223bn EUR, compared to 2.160bn EUR in May 2012. Compared to the previous month, April 2013, the daily average decreased by 8.8 %.
- Derivatives trading decreased by 11.0 % to a daily average of 431,473 contracts, compared with 485,046 contracts in May --2012.·
- ETF trading3 (Exchange Traded Funds) decreased by 45.4 % to a daily average of 43.8m EUR compared to 80.3m EUR in May 2012.
- Novo Nordisk A/S was the most traded stock during the past month, followed by Atlas Copco AB. Merrill Lynch was the most active member during the past month, followed by SEB.
- NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks4 decreased to 67.2%, compared to 68.3% previous month.
- NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in Norwegian listed shares5 increased to 11.5 % compared to 10.4 % the previous month.
- The average order book depth on the best price level was larger at NASDAQ OMX Nordic than the second most liquid trading venue, see detailed figures per exchange:
- For OMXC20 companies 3.0 larger
- For OMXH25 companies 2.8 larger
- For OMXS30 companies 2.0 larger
- NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s average time at EBBO6 (European Best Bid and Offer) was:
- For OMXC20 companies 91.5 %
- For OMXH25 companies 89.2 %
- For OMXS30 companies 93.1 %
1) NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen, Helsinki, Iceland and Stockholm
2) NASDAQ OMX Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius
3) ETF trading figure encompasses NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
4) Source: Thomson Reuters and NASDAQ OMX. Included are all European marketplaces that offer trading in NASDAQ OMX Nordic listed shares.
5) NASDAQ OMX offers trading in all of the Oslo Bors listed shares.
6) EBBO (European Best Bid and Offer) refers to the current best price available for selling or buying a trading instrument such as a stock.