Euronext, Europe’s largest exchange, has reported its trading volumes for the month ending November 2015. They have fallen MoM since October according to the Euronext statement.
Euronext’s October 2015 average daily transaction value on its cash order book stood at $8,170 million, incurring a YoY decline from October 2014 with exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) experiencing a triple-digit surge YoY.
However, November 2015 saw the average daily Euronext cash order book at just $7,789 million, representing a fall of -4.7% MoM from October 2015. Across a yearly timeframe however, the latest figures showed a growth of 13.0% YoY from November 2014. Moreover, the activity on ETFs during November 2015 also maintained a robust performance, with average daily transaction value at $670.2 million, up 51% when weighed against November 2014.
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During the month ending November 2015, the average daily volume (ADV) on equity index derivatives was 200,778 contracts, down -13.0% YoY from November 2014 – furthermore, ADV on individual equity derivatives during November 2015 came in at 215,345 contracts, or -10.0% YoY vs. November 2014.
In November 2015, ADC on commodities derivatives did manage to experience a sizable boost, rising 15.0% YoY when compared to November 2014, with just 55,005 contracts.
Yesterday, Euronext made headlines after it appointed industry veteran Paul Humphrey as its newest Head of Fixed Income, Rates, and FX (FICC) Strategy. Mr. Humphrey’s appointment will be tendered on January 4, 2015 – in his new role he will be tasked with overseeing and managing the group’s development and execution of its strategy across FICC markets.