NASDAQ OMX Trading Statistics October 2014

Stockholm - 3 November 2014

Nasdaq Nordic today publishes monthly trade statistics for the Nordic1and Baltic2 markets. Below follows a summary of the statistics for October 2014:

  • The share trading increased by 31.2% to a daily average of 2.971bn EUR, compared to 2.265bn EUR in October 2013. Compared to the previous month, September 2014, the daily average increased by 22.1 %.
  • Derivatives trading increased by 7.4 % to a daily average of 483,484 contracts, compared with 450,242 contracts in October 2013.
  • ETF trading3 (Exchange Traded Funds) increased by 67.8% to a daily average of 84.6m EUR compared to 50.4m EUR in October 2013.
  • Nokia Oyj was the most traded stock during the past month, followed by Novo Nordisk A/S.
  • Deutsche Bank was the most active member during the past month, followed by Hudson River Trading.
  • Nasdaq Nordic’s share of order-book trading in our listed stocks decreased to 69.1%, compared to 71.0% previous month4.
  • Nasdaq Nordic’s share of order-book trading in Norwegian listed shares5 decreased to 6.7% compared to 7.4% previous month.
  • The average order book depth on the best price level was larger at Nasdaq Nordic  than the second most liquid trading venue, see detailed figures per exchange:

                    - For OMXC20 companies 3.7 larger
                    - For OMXH25 companies 4.2 larger
                    - For OMXS30 companies 2.4 larger

  • Nasdaq Nordic’s average time at EBBO6 (European Best Bid and Offer) was:

                    - For OMXC20 companies 92.3 %
                    - For OMXH25 companies 92.3 %
                    - For OMXS30 companies 94.1 %


1) Nasdaq Copenhagen, Helsinki, Iceland and Stockholm

2) Nasdaq Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius

3) ETF trading figure encompasses Nasdaq Stockholm and Nasdaq Helsinki.

4) Source: Thomson Reuters and Nasdaq. Included are all European marketplaces that offer trading in Nasdaq Nordic listed shares. During October our market share data provider has experienced data quality issues. The above figure has been checked against multiple other sources however figures may be subject to future revisions.Revised figures are available on request once the data quality issue is resolved.

5) Nasdaq Nordic 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.

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