NASDAQ OMX Trading Statistics February 2014

Stockholm - 3 March 2014

NASDAQ OMX today publishes monthly trade statistics for the Nordic [1] and Baltic [2] markets. Below follows a summary of the statistics for February 2014:

  • The share trading increased by 14.5 % to a daily average of 2.851bn EUR, compared to 2.489bn EUR in February 2013. Compared to the previous month, January 2014, the daily average is unchanged.


  • Derivatives trading decreased by 6.8 % to a daily average of 459,496 contracts, compared with 493,011 contracts in February 2013.


  • ETF trading [3] (Exchange Traded Funds) decreased by 25% to a daily average of 52.0m EUR compared to 69.3m EUR in February 2013.


  • Novo Nordisk A/S was the most traded stock during the past month, followed by Nokia Oyj.


  • Merrill Lynch was the most active member during the past month, followed by Deutsche Bank.


  • NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks [4] increased to 69.1%, compared to 68.9% previous month.  


  • NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s share of order-book trading in Norwegian listed shares [5] decreased to 4.9 % compared to 5.9 % 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 3.3 larger
    • For OMXH25 companies 1.8 larger [6]
    • For OMXS30 companies 2.4 larger


  • NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s average time at EBBO [7] (European Best Bid and Offer) was:
    • For OMXC20 companies 92.2 %
    • For OMXH25 companies 87.5 %
    • For OMXS30 companies 95.2 %


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) Pohjola Bank Abp turnover in February has been excluded in the average order book depth calculation, due to a takeover bid. Including Pohjola Bank Abp the figure for OMXH25 is 176,7.

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

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