Press Release

The trading volume on the Spanish Stock market reached €73.2 billion, the best month since April 2016

3 July, 2017
  • The equity trading volume is up 18% from May and up 11.1% from the same month in 2016
  • The number of trades in June was 4.8 million, up 1.1% from May
  • Trading in Financial Derivatives in June was up 94% from the previous month
  • New admissions on MARF in June were €483 million, up 165% year-on-year

Equities

The trading volume on the Spanish Stock Market for the first six months of the year totalled €364.8 billion, down 6.4% year-on-year. June has been the best turnover month since April 2016. The trading volume in June was €73.2 billion, up 18.1% from the preceding month and up 11.1% on the same month a year earlier.

The number of equity trades to the end of June reached 26.6 million, down 11.6% year-on-year. The number of trades in June reached 4.8 million, up 1% from the previous month.

As for the ETF segment, the trading volume to the end of June totaled €2.2 billion, down 38.7% on the year. In June the trading volume came in at €376.3 million, down 14.4% from the previous month.

New issues of Warrants and Certificates admitted to trading in the first six months of 2017 reached 2,584, down 35% from the same period in 2016

The trading volume on the Warrants and Certificates market in the first six months of the year totaled €243.5 million, 38.3% lower than in the same period in 2016. In June, the trading volume in this market came in at €36.9 million, up 3.2% from the preceding month and down 50.7% down from the same month in 2016.

Futures and Options

The trading volume in the Derivatives market in June reached 5.3 million contracts, up 94% from the same month.

In June there was heavy trading in Index Derivatives, with 504,996 IBEX 35 Futures and 153,697 Mini IBEX Futures, representing respective increases of 6% and 15.7% compared to the preceding month. Trading in IBEX 35 Options increased 17.6%, with 339,242 contracts traded.

Trading in Stock Futures totaled 6.4 million contracts in the first half of the year while trading in Stock Options for the same period totaled 10.3 million contracts, with respective year-on-year increases of 7.8% and 2.4%.

It is worth mentioning the increase in the open interest in June of IBEX 35 Futures and Mini IBEX Futures, at 98,885 and 9,052 contracts respectively and posting year-on-year increases of 7.9% and 11.1% respectively.

Fixed Income

Trading volume in the Spanish Fixed Income Market reached €10.4 billion in June, down 6.9% year on year while it totaled €60.8 billion in the first half of the year.

In the Mercado Alternativo de Renta Fija (MARF), the issues admitted to trading in June stood at €483 million, 165% higher than the same month last year. In the first six months of the year it totalled €2 billion euros, which represents a year-on-year increase of 96%. The outstanding balance at the end of June in MARF was €2.2 billion,  an increase of 59% compared to the same period last year.

Public Debt trading in during the first six months of the year in SENAF, BME’s wholesale electronic trading platform stood at €81.5 billion euros, 8.4% lower than the same period in 2016.

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