London Stock Exchange Group Reports December Figures, Turquoise and Derivatives Grow YoY

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), the fourth largest exchange in the world, has reported its volumes for the month

LSEG-Logo1-e1328014767392The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), the fourth largest exchange in the world, has reported its volumes for the month ending December 2013, highlighting a YoY contraction in bonds and derivatives, according to an LSEG monthly statement.

A snapshot of the value of traded derivatives in December 2013 yielded a figure of $99,221 million (£60,299 million) in December, constituting a 36.1% climb YoY from $72,911 million (£44,310 million). This also corresponded with an increase of derivatives trades in December (4,417,766), representing an improvement of 9.0% YoY from 4,052,359 trades.

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The LSEG’s Turquoise Integrated Forex and equity trading options showed the single highest jump of all transactions, reporting a figure of 11,551,230 trades in December 2013. Conversely, this represented a jump of 91.1% YoY over its December 2012 trades of 6,046,053. In addition, the Turquoise integrated value came in at $62,401 million this month (£37,923 million), up a staggering 108.2% YoY. Turqoise MidPoint witnessed similarly robust valuation results, indicated by a growth of 120.6% YoY $5,040 million (£3,063 million).

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December Orderbooks Lower YoY, Turquoise On Uptick

In the FX realm, the UK Lit Orderbook trading was reported at 64.1% in December 2013 (65.4% December 2012). Alternatively, Italian Lit Orderbook trading yielded 84.3% (84.4% December 2012), with the Turquoise Total Pan European Trading capturing 8.1% (vs. 4.8% December 2012), further corroborating the impressive yearly performance of the Turquoise trading.

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