Eurex Group has reported its volumes for the month ending September 2015, which secured a healthy growth MoM from the exchange’s figures this past August, according to a Eurex statement.
Eurex’s average daily volume (ADV) during September 2015 came in at 9.9 million contracts, which corresponds to an advance of 12.5% MoM from 8.8 million contracts in August 2015. Across a timeframe of a year, Eurex’s September 2015 ADV also moved higher by 8.8% YoY from just 9.1 million contracts in September 2014.
The latest release builds on Eurex’s mounting volumes, with August 2015 notching a tepid gain of 3.5% MoM across its ADV. This marks the second consecutive month that Eurex has seen its volumes on the uptick after bottoming out in July.
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Equity Index Derivatives Rebound in September
Eurex’s leading installment of equity index derivatives (combining both equity options and single stock futures) saw a volume of 90.6 million contracts in September 2015, jumping 29.6% MoM from 69.9 million contracts in August 2015. Furthermore, September’s volumes also constitute a 33.2% YoY jump from 68.0 million contracts in September 2014.
In September 2015, Eurex’s single largest contract was again the EURO STOXX 50 Index, which secured over 40.5 million traded contracts (27.4 million in August 2015) – while its blue chip index totaled just 31.5 million contracts (28.6 million in August 2015).