BATS Chi-X Europe Reports March 2015 Volumes, BXTR Shines

BATS European Trade Reporting (BXTR) facility witnessed its most successful month ever.

BATS Chi-X Europe, part of the parent group BATS Global Markets, has reported its volumes in the month ending March 2015, which yielded the most successful month ever for the BATS European Trade Reporting (BXTR) facility, according to a recent BATS statement.

In terms of volumes, the highlight of the figures was BXTR’s monthly reported yield of $511.1 billion (€471.1 billion) in March 2015, averaging $23.2 billion (€21.4 billion) per trading day.

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In the European equities space, BATS reported an overall market share of 23.3% in March 2015, besting 20.4% from March 2014. More specifically, the average daily notional value traded was $14.0 billion (€12.9 billion) in March 2015, up 45.6% YoY from March 2014.

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Hotspot also released its average daily volume (ADV) of $31.5 billion in March 2015, notching a 19.8% MoM gain from $26.3 billion in February. Lastly, total volume traded on Hotspot in March 2015 came in at $692.3 billion.

Back in November, Europe’s largest stock exchange, BATS Chi-X Europe, launched its new BIST30 index offering, giving exposure to Turkey’s most liquid stocks, following a swell of demand for the tradable index.

In terms of recent executive moves, BATS appointed acting President, Chris Concannon to the additional role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) back in February.

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