Euronext has reported its trading volumes for the month ending December 2014, which highlighted a 12.1% growth month-over-month in total transaction value from November, as well as strong growth across its equities, commodities and futures business.
The release follows on the heels of last month’s strong performance from the Euronext, which showed steadfast growth across a number of measures.
In December 2014, the picture was largely the same, characterized by a total transaction value in the form of total cash market (bonds, shares, warrants and trackers) of $174,886.6 million. This represents a 12.1% growth month-over-month from November 2014 ($156,052.9 million). Moreover, December 2014’s average daily volume of the total cash market was $8,327.9 million, rising $7,802.7 million from November 2014 (2% month-over-month).
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During the month ending December 2014, the average daily volumes on equity index derivatives also reported significant growth, surging to 264,179 contracts or 16% year-over-year compared to December 2013. As well, the average daily volume seen across individual equity derivatives was reported at 269,513 contracts (a 16% growth year-over-year).
Commodity Volumes Rise
In addition to equities, commodity derivatives also built on a strong November by recording an average daily volume of 69,289 contracts traded in December 2014, up 79% year-over-year.