Eurex Group has reported its volumes for July 2015, which incurred a sizable decline MoM from the exchange’s figures this past June, according to a Eurex statement.
Eurex’s average daily volume (ADV) during July 2015 came in at just 8.5 million contracts, which corresponds to a decline of -22.7% MoM from 11.0 million contracts in June 2015. Across a year timeframe however, Eurex’s July 2015 ADV surged higher by 34.9% YoY from just 6.3 million contracts in July 2014.
Last month saw Eurex orchestrating a robust month by volumes, with June 2015 representing a double-digit figure of 11.0 million contracts by ADV. The summer lull is in full swing however, with lower volatility contributing to lackluster volumes in July.
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Equity Index Derivatives In Focus
Across its leading installment of equity index derivatives (aggregating both equity options and single stock futures), Eurex Exchange saw a volume of 71.6 million contracts in July 2015, exploding 47.0% YoY from 48.7 million contracts in July 2014.
In July 2015, Eurex’s single largest contract was the future on the EURO STOXX 50 Index, boasting over 25.0 million contracts – alternatively its blue chip index totaled 33.7 million contracts. However, the performance on the EURO STOXX 50 Index in July 2015 represents a 37.3% MoM decline from 39.9 million contracts in June 2015.