Press Release

The Spanish Exchange traded €65.9 billion in May, up 6.4% year-on-year

1 June, 2018

The Spanish Exchange traded €65.9 billion in Equities in May, up 0.4% from the preceding month and up 6.4% year-on-year. The number of trades in May reached 3.9 million, up 34.1% from the same month in 2017.

Trading of Financial Derivatives in May increased 21% from May 2017. There was growth in IBEX 35 Futures (28%), Mini IBEX Futures (10%), IBEX 35 Options (15.4%) and in Stock Futures (442%).  The open interest in Mini IBEX Futures was up 5%, up 3% in Stock Futures and up 43% in IBEX 35 Options.

In Fixed Income, it is worth mentioning that the traded volume in May was double that corresponding to the same month last year. The volume of new issues admitted to trading on MARF reached €472 million and represents an increase of 40.9% compared to the same period the previous year. The outstanding balance in this market reaches €2.97 billion (+ 32.9%).

Trading by type of asset:

 

April

2018

May

2018

%May18/

April18

%May18/

May17

%Year to date

Equities (1)

         

-       Shares

65,715

65,981

0.4

6.4

-4.5

Nº of trades

2,942

3,946

34.1

-16.6

-11.3

-       Warrants

28

34

19.6

-5.2

-9.4

-       ETFs

209

397

89.8

-9.7

-17.2

Financial Derivatives (2)

         

-       Futures: IBEX 35

457

608

33,1

27.6

11

             Mini IBEX

106

146

38,5

10.5

8.3

             Shares

583

834

43,1

441.8

6.8

-       Options:IBEX35

129

303

135,6

5.3

-10.3

             Shares

1,238

1,476

19,2

-14.5

15.4

Fixed Income (4)

         

Traded Volume (3)

13,779

20,957

52,1

99.3

27.4

New Issues

18,191

20,529

12,9

-32.1

-14.8

Outstanding Balance

1,528,400

1,531,819

0,2

7.3

7.3

(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 consulted through this link:

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

The Spanish Exchange traded €65.9 billion in Equities in May, up 0.4% from the preceding month and up 6.4% year-on-year. The number of trades in May reached 3.9 million, up 34.1% from the same month in 2017.

Trading of Financial Derivatives in May increased 21% from May 2017. There was growth in IBEX 35 Futures (28%), Mini IBEX Futures (10%), IBEX 35 Options (5%) and in Stock Futures (442%).  The open interest in Mini IBEX Futures was up 5%, up 3% in Stock Futures and up 43% in IBEX 35 Options.

In Fixed Income, it is worth mentioning that the traded volume in May was double that corresponding to the same month last year. The volume of new issues admitted to trading on MARF reached €472 million and represents an increase of 40.9% compared to the same period the previous year. The outstanding balance in this market reaches €2.97 billion (+ 32.9%).

Trading by type of asset:

 

April

2018

May

2018

%May18/

April18

%May18/

May17

%Year to date

Equities (1)

         

-       Shares

65,715

65,981

0.4

6.4

-4.5

Nº of trades

2,942

3,946

34.1

-16.6

-11.3

-       Warrants

28

34

19.6

-5.2

-9.4

-       ETFs

209

397

89.8

-9.7

-17.2

Financial Derivatives (2)

         

-       Futures: IBEX 35

457

608

33,1

27.6

11

             Mini IBEX

106

146

38,5

10.5

8.3

             Shares

583

834

43,1

441.8

6.8

-       Options:IBEX35

129

303

135,6

5.3

-10.3

             Shares

1,238

1,476

19,2

-14.5

15.4

Fixed Income (4)

         

Traded Volume (3)

13,779

20,957

52,1

99.3

27.4

New Issues

18,191

20,529

12,9

-32.1

-14.8

Outstanding Balance

1,528,400

1,531,819

0,2

7.3

7.3

(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 consulted through this link:

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

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