Press Release

The trading volume on the Spanish stock market reached €42.3 billion in September, in line with 2016

2 October, 2017
  • Trading volume grows 25.7% from August
  • In the first nine months of the year trading volume totalled €493 billion
  • The number of equity trades in September grew 5.1% from the previous month
  • The trading volume in MEFF in September was up almost 10% year-on-year
  • New admissions on MARF in September were up 51.6% on the year

Equities

The trading volume in September in the Spanish Stock Market came in at €42.3 billion, up 25.7% from the preceding month and a figure in line with last year’s (€42.8 billion, -1.3%).  The trading volume for the first nine months of the year totalled €493 billion, down 4% from the same period in 2016.

The number of equity trades on the Spanish Stock Market markets in September reached 3.5 million, up 5.1% from August and down 5.6% year-on-year. The number of equity trades to the end of September totalled 38.3 million, down 7.5% year-on-year.

As for the ETF segment, the trading volume in September came in at €261.2 million, up 19.5% from the previous month and down 32.7% on a year earlier. The ETF trading volume to the end of September was €2.9 billion, down 37.1% from a year earlier.

The number of ETF trades in September was 4,966, down 24% from the previous month.

The trading volume on the Warrants and Certificates market to the end of September totalled €339.5 million, down 38.8% year-on-year. The trading volume in this segment in September was €35.2, up 3.6% from the preceding month.

Futures and Options

The trading volume in the Derivatives market in September was 5 million contracts, up 9.6% year-on-year.

The trading volume in this segment in the first nine months of the year totalled 2.5 million contracts for IBEX 35 Options and 14.9 million contracts for Stock Options, with respective year-on-year increases of 7.4% and 1.6%.

Trading in IBEX 35 Futures in September was 515,967 contracts, up 9.5% from the preceding month while it reached 107,674 contracts for Mini IBEX Futures, down 11.6% from the preceding month. Trading in Stock Futures in September was 1.9 million contracts, up 40.6% year-on-year.

The open position increased 13% for IBEX 35 Futures, 48.8% for Stock Futures and 48.6% for IBEX 35 Options.

Fixed Income

In September the trading volume on the Fixed Income market stood at €5.4 billion, up 49.6% from August. The trading volume to the end of September was down 43.1%, at €75.8 billion.

Public Fixed Income trading volume on SENAF in September was €8.2 billion, up 56.8% from the preceding month while the trading volume for the first nine months totaled €105.8 billion, down 18.6% year-on-year.

New issues admitted to trading on the Private Debt market in September reached €1.8 billion, up 63.8% from the previous month, bringing total trading volume for the first nine months to €82.3 billion (-16.3%).

New admissions on MARF in September came in at €324 million, up 51.6% year-on-year. The outstanding balance to the end of September reached €2.3 billion, an increase of 48.9% relative to the same period last year.

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