NYSE Euronext Announces Trading Volumes For September 2013

NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced trading volumes for its global derivatives and cash equities exchanges for September 2013 1. Global derivatives average daily volume (“ADV”) of 6.5 million contracts, excluding Bclear in September 2013 decreased 7.5% compared to September 2012, but increased 12.7% from August 2013. U.S. equity options volumes in September 2013 decreased 11.7% compared to September 2012, but increased 8.8% sequentially. ADV in U.S. cash equities declined 9.3% year-over-year, but increased 13.1% month-over-month. European cash equities ADV in September 2013 decreased 5.8% compared to September 2012, but increased 4.8% from August 2013 levels.

Highlights
  • NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV in September 2013 of 6.5 million contracts, excluding Bclear, decreased 7.5% from September 2012, but increased 12.7% from August 2013 levels.
  • NYSE Euronext European derivatives products ADV in September 2013 of 2.8 million contracts, excluding Bclear, decreased 1.4% compared to September 2012, but increased 16.4% from August 2013 levels. Including Bclear, NYSE Liffe’s trade administration and clearing service for OTC products, European derivatives ADV decreased 8.4% compared to September 2012, but increased 11.4% from August 2013.
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. equity options (NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex Options) ADV of 3.6 million contracts in September 2013 decreased 11.7% compared to September 2012 levels, but increased 8.8% from August 2013 levels. NYSE Euronext’s U.S. options exchanges accounted for 25.5% of total U.S. consolidated equity options trading in September 2013, down from 26.0% in September 2012, but up from 25.3% in August 2013.
  • NYSE Liffe U.S. ADV of approximately 73,700 contracts decreased from 83,700 contracts in September 2012, but increased from 31,400 contracts in August 2013.
  • NYSE Euronext European cash products ADV of 1.3 million transactions in September 2013 decreased 5.8% compared to September 2012 but, increased 4.8% compared to August 2013.
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. cash products (NYSE, NYSE Arca and NYSE MKT) handled ADV of 1.5 billion shares in September 2013 decreased 9.3% compared to September 2012, but increased 13.1% compared to August 2013. NYSE Euronext’s Tape A matched market share in September 2013 was 31.3%, up from 31.1% in September 2012 and up from 30.7% in August 2013.
  • The preliminary average net revenue per transaction type (as defined below) for each of the primary trading venues in the third quarter of 2013 is included below:
         

 
            Preliminary
Trading Venue     3Q12     2Q13     3Q13
European Derivatives (ex. Bclear) 1 $0.657 $0.610 $0.63
U.S. Derivatives 2 $0.144 $0.156 $0.16
European Cash 3 $0.537 $0.562 $0.54
U.S. Cash 4     $0.040     $0.047     $0.048

1 Average net revenue per contract, excluding Bclear.

2 Average net revenue per contract. Excludes NYSE Liffe U.S. trading volume.

3 Average net revenue per transaction.

4 Average net revenue per 100 shares handled.
 

Other Metrics
  • The average EUR/USD exchange rate for the third quarter of 2013 of $1.33 represented an increase of 1.5% from the second quarter of 2013 and an increase of 5.8% compared to the third quarter of 2012. The average GBP/USD exchange rate for the third quarter of 2013 of $1.55 represented a decrease of 1.0% from the second quarter of 2013 and a decrease of 1.9% compared to the third quarter of 2012.

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All NYSE Euronext derivatives transactions count buy and sell orders together as a single transaction. NYSE Euronext European equities transactions count each buy and sell order as separate transactions, NYSE Euronext U.S. equities transactions count buy and sell orders together as a single transaction.
 

About NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets - the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca - represent one-third of the world’s equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.

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