NYSE Euronext Announces Trading Volumes for June 2013

June Vols

- Global Derivatives ADV Up 33% Year-over-Year and Up 16% Sequentially, Ex Bclear -
- European and U.S. Cash Equities ADV Declined Year-over-Year but Increased Sequentially -

July 10, 2013 – NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced trading volumes for its global derivatives and cash equities exchanges for June 2013*. Global derivatives average daily volume (“ADV”) of 8.7 million contracts, excluding Bclear in June 2013 increased 32.6% compared to June 2012 and increased 15.7% from May 2013. U.S. equity options volumes remained strong in June 2013 increasing 24.0% compared to June 2012 and increasing 3.3% sequentially. ADV in U.S. cash equities declined 2.2% year-over-year, but increased 18.6% month-over-month. European cash equities ADV in June 2013 decreased 9.1% compared to June 2012, but increased 8.0% from May 2013 levels. 

Highlights 

  • NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV in June 2013 of 8.7 million contracts increased 32.6% from June 2012, and increased 15.7% from May 2013 levels.  
  • NYSE Euronext European derivatives products ADV in June 2013 of 4.2 million contracts, excluding Bclear, increased 44.2% compared to June 2012, and increased 31.6% from May 2013 levels. Including Bclear, NYSE Liffe’s trade administration and clearing service for OTC products, European derivatives ADV increased 3.7% compared to June 2012, and increased 21.4% from May 2013. 
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. equity options (NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex Options) ADV of 4.5 million contracts in June 2013 increased 24.0% compared to June 2012 levels, and increased 3.3% from May 2013 levels. NYSE Euronext’s U.S. options exchanges accounted for 27.5% of total U.S. consolidated equity options trading in June 2013, up from 25.6% in June 2012, and up from 27.2% in May 2013. 
  • NYSE Liffe US ADV of approximately 96,400 contracts increased from 90,900 contracts in June 2012, and increased from 50,000 contracts in May 2013.
  • NYSE Euronext European cash products ADV of 1.5 million transactions in June 2013 decreased 9.1% compared to June 2012, but increased 8.0% compared to May 2013.  
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. cash products (NYSE, NYSE Arca and NYSE MKT) handled ADV of 1.8 billion shares in June 2013 decreased 2.2% compared to June 2012, but increased 18.6% compared to May 2013. NYSE Euronext’s Tape A matched market share in June 2013 was 32.4%, down slightly from 32.5% in June 2012, but up from 30.0% in May 2013. 
  • The preliminary average net revenue per transaction type (as defined below) for each of the primary trading venues in the second quarter of 2013 is included below:
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TRADING VENUE 2Q12 1Q13 PRELIMINARY 2Q13
European Derivatives (ex. Bclear)* $0.674 $0.622 $0.61
U.S. Derivatives** $0.150 $0150 $0.15
European Cash*** $0.519 $0.620 $0.55
U.S. Cash**** $0.043 $0.043 $0.045

* Average net revenue per contract, excluding Bclear
** Average net revenue per contract, excluding NYSE Liffe US trading volume
*** Average net revenue per transaction
**** Average net revenue per 100 shares handled

Other Metrics

The average EUR/USD exchange rate for the second quarter of 2013 of $1.31 represented a decrease of 1.1% from the first quarter of 2013 and an increase of 1.7% compared to the second quarter of 2012.  The average GBP/USD exchange rate for the second quarter of 2013 of $1.54 represented a decrease of 1.1% from the first quarter of 2013 and a decrease of 3.0% compared to the second quarter of 2012.

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* 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.