PRESS RELEASE

The Spanish exchange traded €34.9 bn. in September

Monthly trading statements for BME Markets 

The Spanish Exchange traded €34.9 billion in Equities in September, up 7% from the previous month. The number of trades in September reached 2.98 million, 1.4% higher than in the previous month.

The Financial Derivatives marketreported increasesin IBEX 35 Futures and Mini IBEX Options of 6.5% and 6.6% respectively in comparison with the period from January to September of the previous year. In September the Open Interest on Mini IBEX contracts increased 14.7%

In Fixed Income, the volume traded in September increased by 129.2% compared to the same period last year, due to the increase on public debt assets trading. The increase posted during the first nine months of the year was of 39.6%.

The volume of new issues admitted to trading on MARF in September reached 402 million euros, which represents a 24.1% increase year-on-year. The accumulated trading volume at the end of the first nine months of the year totalled 4.4 billion euros, a year-on-year increase of 47.8%. The outstanding balance in this market reaches 3.1 billion euros (+ 31.4%).

Trading by type of asset:

 

August

2018

September

2018

%Sept 18/

Aug18

%Sept18/

Sept17

%Year to date

Equities (1)

         

-       Shares

32.657,9

34.953,2

7,0%

-17,4%

-8,0%

Nº of trades

2.936,3

2.977,1

1,4%

-15,1%

-13,5%

-       Warrants

27,9

31,1

11,6%

-11,4%

-10,7%

-       ETFs

187,4

123,0

-34,4%

-52,9%

-20,0%

Financial Derivatives (2)

         

-       Futures: IBEX 35

458

491

7,2%

-4,9%

6,5%

             Mini IBEX

105

96

-8,9%

-11,3%

-0,1%

             Shares

111

1.776

1.495,5%

-5,3%

-12,3%

-       Options: IBEX35

242

373

54,4%

-26,2%

6,6%

             Shares

818

1.861

127,5%

-4,1%

-3,3%

Fixed Income (4)

         

Traded Volume (3)

11.717

19.041

62,5%

129,2%

39,6%

New Issues

13.813

27.864

101,7%

35,1%

-10,5%

Outstanding Balance

1.524.588

1.549.170

1,6%

5,4%

5,4%

(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

(4) In million euros

Historical statistics can be accesed through this link:

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