BATS Global Markets Reports June Volumes, European Market Share Rises

BATS Chi-X Europe saw its market share rise in June, highlighting the group’s best market share in European equities since

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has reported its data and volumes for the month ending June 2015, which underscored a strong performance across its European equities business, according to a BATS statement.

BATS Chi-X Europe saw its market share rise across all fifteen of its markets, highlighting the group’s best market share in European equities since November of 2012.

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In terms of the latest figures, BXTR, the company’s trade reporting facility, reported $442.8 billion (€401.4 billion) during June 2015, or an average of $20.1 billion (€18.2 billion) per trading day during the month. Overall, BATS markets executed a total of $113.2 billion of notional volume per day in June 2015.

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US Equities on BATS exchanges had an active month in June 2015, with its average daily matched volume coming in at 1.29 billion shares (compared with 6.41 billion shares across the overall industry). US Equities options, including BATS Options, showed an average daily matched volume of 1,432,949 contracts in June 2015.

European Equities (BATS Chi-X Europe) managed to orchestrate a total notional value traded of $327.4 billion (€296.8 billion) in June 2015, compared with an average daily notional value of $14.9 billion (€13.5 billion).

Furthermore, Hotspot, BATS’ institutional spot foreign exchange (FX) market, yielded an average daily volume (ADV) of $25.7 billion in June 2015, down -6.5% YoY from $27.5 billion in June 2014, as covered previously by Finance Magnates. The top five currency pairs in June 2015 by volume percentage on BATS exchanges were as follows:

  • EUR/USD: 28.7%
  • USD/JPY: 16.4%
  • GBP/USD: 10.4%
  • AUD/USD: 7.8%
  • USD/CAD: 6.1%
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