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NYSE Euronext Announces Trading Volumes for April 2013
<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Global Derivatives ADV Up 3% Year-over-Year, Excluding Bclear</i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> <i>European Derivatives ADV Declined 6% Year-over-Year, Excluding Bclear</i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> <i>U.S. Equity Options ADV Up 10% Year-over-Year and Up 15% Sequentially</i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> <i>European and U.S. Cash Equities ADV Declined Year-over-Year But Rebounded Sequentially</i> </p>
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
NYSE Euronext Announces Trading Volumes for April 201302:30 EDT Tuesday, May 07, 2013
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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Monthly Volume Summary
|Average Daily Volume||Total Volume||Average Daily Volume||Total Volume|
|(Unaudited; contracts in thousands)||% Chg vs.||% Chg vs.|
|Apr-13||Apr-12||% Chg||Apr-13||Apr-12||% Chg||YTD 2013||YTD 2012||YTD 2013||YTD 2012|
|Number of Trading Days - European Cash||21||19||21||19||83||83|
|Number of Trading Days - European Derivatives||21||19||21||19||83||83|
|Number of Trading Days - U.S. Markets||22||20||22||20||82||82|
|European Derivatives Products||3,493||4,270||-18.2||%||73,352||81,127||-9.6||%||4,256||20.1||%||353,288||18.7||%|
|of which Bclear||856||1,471||-41.8||%||17,981||27,945||-35.7||%||876||2.7||%||72,730||1.5||%|
|Total Fixed Income Products||1,753||1,792||-2.2||%||36,803||34,049||8.1||%||2,497||40.4||%||207,236||38.7||%|
|Short Term Interest Rate Products||1,621||1,665||-2.7||%||34,036||31,636||7.6||%||2,322||42.3||%||192,745||40.6||%|
|Medium and Long Term Interest Rate Products 1||132||127||3.7||%||2,768||2,414||14.7||%||175||19.2||%||14,491||17.8||%|
|Total Equity Products 2||1,637||2,397||-31.7||%||34,379||45,538||-24.5||%||1,665||-1.2||%||138,181||-2.4||%|
|Individual Equity Products||1,142||1,847||-38.1||%||23,986||35,085||-31.6||%||1,135||-5.9||%||94,164||-7.1||%|
|Equity Index Products||495||550||-10.0||%||10,394||10,453||-0.6||%||530||10.9||%||44,017||9.5||%|
|of which Bclear||856||1,471||-41.8||%||17,971||27,945||-35.7||%||875||2.5||%||72,610||1.3||%|
|Individual Equity Products||786||1,409||-44.2||%||16,513||26,765||-38.3||%||765||-2.2||%||63,521||-3.4||%|
|Equity Index Products||69||62||11.8||%||1,458||1,180||23.5||%||109||55.6||%||9,088||53.7||%|
|U.S. Derivatives Products|
Equity Options 3
|NYSE Euronext Options Contracts||4,298||3,903||10.1||%||94,548||78,050||21.1||%||4,249||4.3||%||348,391||4.3||%|
|Total Consolidated Options Contracts||15,352||14,772||3.9||%||337,754||295,434||14.3||%||15,081||-3.4||%||1,236,640||-3.4||%|
|NYSE Group Share of Total||28.0||%||26.4||%||28.0||%||26.4||%||28.2||%||2.1||%||28.2||%||2.1||%|
|NYSE Liffe U.S.|
|Futures and Futures Options Volume*||47.1||61.5||-23.3||%||1,036||1,291||-19.7||%||55.7||-36.5||%||4,677.5||-37.2||%|
|European Cash Products (trades in thousands)||1,495||1,865||-19.8||%||31,399||35,444||-11.4||%||1,407||-14.6||%||116,819||-15.6||%|
|U.S. Cash Products (shares in millions) 5||1,555||1,719||-9.5||%||34,217||34,378||-0.5||%||1,548||-12.4||%||126,938||-12.4||%|
|NYSE Listed (Tape A) Issues 4|
|Handled Volume 5||1,105||1,238||-10.7||%||24,308||24,760||-1.8||%||1,116||-11.8||%||91,515||-11.8||%|
|Matched Volume 6||1,065||1,170||-9.0||%||23,424||23,408||0.1||%||1,073||-10.1||%||88,027||-10.1||%|
|Total NYSE Listed Consolidated Volume||3,529||3,743||-5.7||%||77,641||74,867||3.7||%||3,570||-8.1||%||292,752||-8.1||%|
|Share of Total Consolidated Volume|
|Handled Volume 5||31.3||%||33.1||%||-1.8||%||31.3||%||33.1||%||-1.8||%||31.3||%||-1.3||%||31.3||%||-1.3||%|
|Matched Volume 6||30.2||%||31.3||%||-1.1||%||30.2||%||31.3||%||-1.1||%||30.1||%||-0.7||%||30.1||%||-0.7||%|
|NYSE Arca, MKT and Regional (Tape B) Listed Issues|
|Handled Volume 5||264||253||4.3||%||5,813||5,067||14.7||%||235||-10.4||%||19,279||-10.4||%|
|Matched Volume 6||243||226||7.4||%||5,351||4,530||18.1||%||217||-7.4||%||17,786||-7.4||%|
|Total NYSE Arca & MKT Listed Consolidated Volume||1,165||1,094||6.5||%||25,640||21,876||17.2||%||1,040||-6.8||%||85,307||-6.8||%|
|Share of Total Consolidated Volume|
|Handled Volume 5||22.7||%||23.2||%||-0.5||%||22.7||%||23.2||%||-0.5||%||22.6||%||-0.9||%||22.6||%||-0.9||%|
|Matched Volume 6||20.9||%||20.7||%||0.2||%||20.9||%||20.7||%||0.2||%||20.8||%||-0.1||%||20.8||%||-0.1||%|
|Nasdaq Listed (Tape C) Issues|
|Handled Volume 5||186||228||-18.2||%||4,096||4,552||-10.0||%||197||-17.8||%||16,144||-17.8||%|
|Matched Volume 6||168||192||-12.4||%||3,691||3,832||-3.7||%||176||-13.0||%||14,449||-13.0||%|
|Total Nasdaq Listed Consolidated Volume||1,689||1,704||-0.9||%||37,155||34,074||9.0||%||1,786||0.7||%||146,471||0.7||%|
|Share of Total Consolidated Volume|
|Handled Volume 5||11.0||%||13.4||%||-2.4||%||11.0||%||13.4||%||-2.4||%||11.0||%||-2.5||%||11.0||%||-2.5||%|
|Matched Volume 6||9.9||%||11.2||%||-1.3||%||9.9||%||11.2||%||-1.3||%||9.9||%||-1.5||%||9.9||%||-1.5||%|
|Exchange-Traded Products 5,7|
|Handled Volume 5||252||242||4.1||%||5,548||4,846||14.5||%||223||-9.7||%||18,281||-9.7||%|
|Matched Volume 6||232||216||7.4||%||5,112||4,327||18.1||%||206||-6.5||%||16,873||-6.5||%|
|Total ETF Consolidated Volume||1,128||1,074||5.0||%||24,826||21,487||15.5||%||1,005||-7.1||%||82,381||-7.1||%|
|Share of Total Consolidated Volume|
|Handled Volume 5||22.3||%||22.6||%||-0.3||%||22.3||%||22.6||%||-0.3||%||22.2||%||-0.6||%||22.2||%||-0.6||%|
|Matched Volume 6||20.6||%||20.1||%||0.5||%||20.6||%||20.1||%||0.5||%||20.5||%||0.2||%||20.5||%||0.2||%|
Data includes currency products.
Includes all trading activities for Bclear, NYSE Liffe's clearing service for wholesale derivatives.
Includes trading in U.S. equity options contracts, not equity-index options.
Includes all volume executed in NYSE Group crossing sessions.
Represents the total number of shares of equity securities and ETFs internally matched on the NYSE Group's exchanges or routed to and executed at an external market center. NYSE Arca routing includes odd-lots.
Represents the total number of shares of equity securities and ETFs executed on the NYSE Group's exchanges.
Data included in previously identified categories.
ADVs calculated with the appropriate number of NYSE Liffe U.S. trading days.
|Source: NYSE Euronext, Options Clearing Corporation and Consolidated Tape as reported for equity securities.|
|All trading activity is single-counted, except European cash trading which is double counted to include both buys and sells.|
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