NYSE Euronext Announces Trading Volumes for May 2013

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- Global Derivatives ADV Up 4% Year-over-Year and Up 8% Sequentially, Ex Bclear -

- European and U.S. Cash Equities ADV Declined Year-over-Year and Sequentially -

June 5, 2013 – NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced trading volumes for its global derivatives and cash equities exchanges for May 2013*. Global derivatives average daily volume (“ADV”) of 7.6 million contracts, excluding Bclear in May 2013 increased 3.5% compared to May 2012 and increased 8.2% from April 2013. U.S. equity options volumes remained strong in May 2013 increasing 3.4% compared to May 2012 and increasing 1.2% sequentially. ADV in U.S. cash equities declined 19.2% year-over-year and decreased 1.8% month-over-month. European cash equities ADV in May 2013 decreased 12.9% compared to May 2012 and decreased 6.1% from April 2013 levels.

Highlights 

  • NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV in May 2013 of 7.6 million contracts, excluding Bclear increased 3.5% compared to May 2012 and increased 8.2% from April 2013 levels.  
  • NYSE Euronext European derivatives products ADV in May 2013 of 3.2 million contracts, excluding Bclear, increased 4.4% compared to May 2012, and increased 19.8% from April 2013 levels. Including Bclear, NYSE Liffe’s trade administration and clearing service for OTC products, European derivatives ADV decreased 21.8% compared to May 2012 but increased 12.5% from April 2013. 
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. equity options (NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex) ADV of 4.3 million contracts in May 2013 increased 3.4% compared to May 2012 levels and increased by 1.2% from April 2013 levels. NYSE Euronext’s U.S. options exchanges accounted for 27.2% of total U.S. consolidated equity options trading in May 2013, down from 28.0% in April 2013. 
  • NYSE Liffe U.S. ADV of approximately 50,000 contracts in May 2013 decreased from 68,300 contracts in May 2012 but increased from 47,100 contracts in April 2013.
  • NYSE Euronext European cash products ADV of 1.4 million transactions in May 2013 decreased 12.9% compared to May 2012, and decreased 6.1% compared to April 2013.  
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. cash products (NYSE, NYSE Arca and NYSE MKT) handled ADV of 1.5 billion shares in May 2013 a decrease of 19.2% compared to May 2012, and decreased 1.8% compared to April 2013. NYSE Euronext’s Tape A matched market share in May 2013 was 30.0%, down from 31.9% in May 2012 and down from 30.2% in April 2013. 

 

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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.