NYSE Euronext Announces Trading Volumes for April 2013
Global Derivatives ADV Up 3% Year-over-Year, Excluding Bclear
European Derivatives ADV Declined 6% Year-over-Year, Excluding Bclear
U.S. Equity Options ADV Up 10% Year-over-Year and Up 15% Sequentially
European and U.S. Cash Equities ADV Declined Year-over-Year But Rebounded Sequentially
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced trading volumes for its global derivatives and cash equities exchanges for April 20131. Global derivatives average daily volume ("ADV") of 7 million contracts, excluding Bclear in April 2013 increased 4% compared to April 2012, and decreased 3% from March 2013. U.S. equity options volumes rebounded in April 2013 with an increase of 10% compared to April 2012 and an increase of 15% from March 2013 levels. ADV in U.S. cash equities declined 10% year-over-year, but increased 2% month-over-month. European cash equities ADV in April 2013 decreased 20% compared to April 2012, but increased 8% from March 2013 levels.
- NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV in April 2013 of 6.9 million contracts, excluding Bclear increased 3.2% compared to April 2012 and decreased 3.4% from March 2013 levels.
- NYSE Euronext European derivatives products ADV in April 2013 of 2.6 million contracts, excluding Bclear, decreased 5.8% compared to April 2012, and decreased 22.3% from March 2013 levels. Including Bclear, NYSE Liffe's trade administration and clearing service for OTC products, European derivatives ADV decreased 18.2% compared to April 2012 and decreased 18.0% from March 2013.
- NYSE Euronext U.S. equity options (NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex) ADV of 4.3 million contracts in April 2013 increased 10.1% compared to April 2012 levels and increased by 14.6% from March 2013 levels. NYSE Euronext's U.S. options exchanges accounted for 28.0% of total U.S. consolidated equity options trading in April 2013, up from 26.4% in April 2013.
- NYSE Liffe U.S. ADV of approximately 47,100 contracts decreased from 61,500 contracts in April 2012 and decreased from 78,100 contracts in March 2013.
- NYSE Euronext European cash products ADV of 1.5 million transactions in April 2013 decreased 19.8% compared to April 2012, but increased 7.5% compared to March 2013.
- NYSE Euronext U.S. cash products (NYSE, NYSE Arca and NYSE-MKT) handled ADV of 1.6 billion shares in April 2013 a decrease of 9.5% compared to April 2012, but increased 2.3% compared to March 2013. NYSE Euronext's Tape A matched market share in April 2013 was 30.2%, down from 31.3% in April 2012 and down from 31.1% in March 2013.
1 All NYSE Euronext derivatives transactions count buy and sell orders together as a single transaction. NYSE Euronext European equities transactions count each buy and sell order as separate transactions, NYSE Euronext U.S. equities transactions count buy and sell orders together as a single transaction.
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About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets - the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca - represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.
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