PRESS RELEASE

The Spanish stock exchange traded €50.8 billion in January

-       Up 6.6% from December 2017 and the best month since October

-       The number of trades in January were up 28.7% from the preceding month

The Spanish Stock Exchange traded €50.8 billion in January, up 6.6% from December 2017and the best month since October. The number of trades came in at 4.2 million in January, up 28.7% from the preceding month.

Trading of Financial Derivatives increased 3.5% year-on year in January. There was growth in IBEX 35 futures, Mini IBEX 35 Futures, IBEX 35 Options and Futures on Stocks. The open interest in these contracts increased 16%, 23%, 38% and 34% respectively.

As regards Fixed Income it is worth mentioning the new issues admitted to MARF in January, which reached €2.5 billion, up 14.8% year-on-year.

Trading by type of asset:

 

Jan18

% vs  Dec17

 % vs Jan17

Equities (1)

     

-       Shares

50,839

6.6%

-9.8%

Nº of trades

4,232

28.7%

8.2%

-       Warrants

35

22.7%

-23.0%

Nº of trades

7.8

23.7%

-18.3%

-       ETFs

355

18.8%

39.3%

Nº of trades

9.4

59.1%

21.0%

Financial Derivatives (2)

     

-       Futures: IBEX 35

521

0.8%

4.8%

Mini IBEX

123

-2.6%

4.7%

Shares

404

-82.0%

22.0%

-       Options: IBEX35

412

-30.2%

11.8%

Shares

1,699

-22.1%

-2.8%

Fixed Income (1)

     

Traded Volume (3)

19,279

172.2%

-27.4%

New Issues

46,340

34.7%

-18.2%

Outstanding Balance

1,369,032

-3.1%

1.4%

(1) By asset type in million euros; number of trades in thousands

(2) Thousands of contracts

(3) Since implementation of  MiFID II only trading on electronic platforms included

Historical statistics can be consulted through this link:

https://www.bolsasymercados.es/ing/Studies-Research/Statistics

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