Euronext announces volumes for January 2019

In January 2019, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at €6,708.1 million, down -16.0% compared to January 2018 and down -15.1% from the previous month.

The average daily transaction value on the ETF order book was €205 million, down -28.3% compared to January 2018 and down -19.4% from the previous month. At the end of January 2019, 1,168 ETFs were listed on Euronext compared to 1,150 at the end of Deccember 2018.

Derivatives trading

In January 2019, the overall average daily volume on derivatives reached 523,542 contracts, down -6.7% compared to January 2018 and down -19.6% compared to the previous month. In detail:

  • the average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 214,202 contracts, up +7.3% compared to January 2018 and down -25.0% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 268,304 contracts, down -14.4% compared to January 2018 and down -18.2% from the previous month,
  • the average daily volume on commodity derivatives reached 41,036 contracts, down -14.5% compared to January 2018 and up +8.2% from the previous month.

At the end of January 2019, the open interest was flat at 16,720,087 contracts (-0.6% compared to the end of January 2018).

FX spot trading

In January 2019, the average daily volume on the spot foreign exchange market of FastMatch, operating as a Euronext company since August 2017, stood at $20,050 million, down -3.5% compared to January 2018 and up +4.9% from the previous month.

Listings

As part of its SME Tech initiative, Euronext has welcome Italy Innovazioni, a Rome-based start-up focused on smart devices that capitalised €11 million through its listing on Euronext Access. In addition, €3.2 billion were raised in follow-on equity, including €430m from Takeaway to finance its acquisition of DeliveryHero Germany.

In January 2019, €96 billion were raised on Euronext in bonds. These included two green bonds from Engie and RFF worth a combined €1.5 billion, taking the total green bonds issuance on Euronext to €55 billion.

Article Published: 06/02/2019