NZX Limited Reports May 2015 Shareholder Metrics, Equities Shine

NZX has released its May 2015 metrics - total value traded across a number of segments plunged despite upbeat volumes.

The NZX Limited has reported its shareholder metrics for the month ending May 2015. The figures represent a number of integral features of NZX’s operations in each of its core businesses showing uneven growth for the month, according to an NZX statement.

In terms of the NZX’s cash market trading, May 2015 saw total trades at 124,988, representing a jump of 10.3% YoY from May 2014. Moreover, average daily trades managed to rise to 5,952 in May 2015, corresponding to a 15.5% YoY jump from May 2014. This was offset however by the total value traded of only $3.0 billion in May 2015, down -17.6% YoY from May 2014.

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Equity transactions on the NZX managed the same fate, with total trades surging to 122,341 trades in May 2015, up 10.7% YoY from May 2014. Additionally, equity transaction value traded at the NZX during May 2015 sunk to $2.9 billion, down -18.0% YoY from May 2014.

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Finally, May 2015 proved to be an upbeat month for each of its indices, including the NZX 50 Index (12.9% growth YoY), the NZX Portfolio Index (15.3% growth), ANZ A-Grade Bond Index (7.3% growth), and the ANZ All Swap Index (7.4% growth).

The entire monthly metrics can be read in full by accessing the following link.

Last month, the NZX made headlines after a shakeup that saw one of its longtime executives, Chairman, Andrew Harmos, part ways with the group. Mr. Harmos served for the past seven years as Chairman of the NZX, as well as thirteen years as its Director on the Board.

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