NZX Closes Out Year With Upbeat December Metrics, Cash Markets Perform Well

The exchange’s average daily trades managed to rise to 6,091 in December 2015, which represented a jump of 26.8% YoY.

The NZX Limited has reported its shareholder metrics for the month ending December 2015, with many figures virtually unchanged from an already strong November. The figures also outline a number of key features of NZX’s operations in each of its core businesses, some of which underwent a healthy growth for the year, according to an NZX statement.

In terms of the NZX’s cash market trading, December 2015 saw total trades at 127,920, seemingly unchanged from 127,393 trades in November 2015 – this figure also corresponds to a sizable ascension of 26.8% YoY from December 2014. Additionally, the exchange’s average daily trades managed to rise to 6,091 in December 2015, which also represented a jump of 26.8% YoY from December 2014. This was further reinforced by the total value traded of $3.3 billion in December 2015, up 19.3% YoY from December 2014.

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Equity transactions on the NZX were also a strong point of emphasis in December, with total trades climbing to 125,032 trades in December 2015, up 26.7% YoY from December 2014. Furthermore, equity transaction value traded at the NZX during December 2015 came in at $3.2 billion, up 17.5% YoY from December 2014.

Lastly, December 2015 also proved to be a positive month for each of its indices, including the NZX 50 Index (13.6% growth YoY), the NZX Portfolio Index (14.4% growth), ANZ A-Grade Bond Index (5.8% growth), and the ANZ All Swap Index (6.2% growth).

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Late last month, the NZX also released its 2015 activity report, which outlined the performance for the exchange throughout the year. One of the highlights of the report was NZX’s Debt Market, having boasted a market capitalization that was up by approximately $5.8 billion, an increase of 44% YTD during 2015.

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