Euronext Reports Surging June 2015 Volumes, H1 Performance Shines

Euronext's June 2015 volumes have underscored growth across a number of key areas, led by ETFs.

Euronext, Europe’s largest exchange, has reported its trading volumes for the month ending June 2015, which orchestrated a substantial YoY growth from last June, according to a Euronext statement.

Last month, Euronext’s May 2015 average daily transaction value on its cash order book stood at $8,931 million, constituting a jump of 30% YoY from May 2014 with ETFs also experiencing a boost.

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The most recent metrics for June 2015 reported an average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book at $10,211 million, which represents a jump of 54% YoY from June 2014. Across a monthly, timeframe, the latest figures correspond to a growth of 14.3% MoM from $8,931 million in May 2015.

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Moreover, another standout performer during June 2015 was Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) activity, which rose to $651 million – up a staunch 106% YoY from June 2014. Weighed against last month, June 2015’s volumes climbed 6.1% MoM from $611 million in May 2015.

In addition, Euronext reported its H1 2015 metrics, which overall makes the period the strongest since 2011, helped in large part by favorable economic conditions. This was reflective in the performance of Euronext’s cash markets, having seen a sizable increase in trading activity across the H1 2015, with an average daily transaction value for the period up 35% YoY from H1 2014.

Earlier this week, Euronext made headlines after reporting the signing of its latest Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), this time with major regional player, Chinese bank, ICBC China Ltd.

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