Press Release

The Spanish Exchange traded €32.6 billion in August

3 September, 2018

MONTHLY TRADING STATEMENTS FOR BME MARKETS

The Spanish Exchange traded €32.6 billion in Equities in August, in line with volume traded on August 2017. The number of trades in August reached 2.9 million.

Trading of Financial Derivatives in Futures on the IBEX 35 and Mini IBEX Stock Options increased by 8% and 1% in relation to the period January-August 2017. Year-on-year trading in Stock Futures grew a 68.6% while trading on IBEX 35 Options grew a 50.3%. The overall open position grew a 5.1% on Stock Futures and a 67.8% on IBEX 35 Options in August.

In Fixed Income, the volume traded in August increased by 121.5% compared to the same period last year, due to the increase on public debt assets trading. The increase posted during the first eight months of the year was of 32%.

The volume of new issues admitted to trading on MARF reached 167 million euros in securitization bonds. The accumulated trading volume at the end of the first eight months of the year totalled 4.0 billion euros, a year-on-year increase of 50.6%. The outstanding balance in this market reaches 3.1 billion euros (+ 34.3%).

Trading by type of asset:

 

July

2018

August

2018

%Aug 18/

July18

%Aug18/

Aug17

%Year to date

Equities (1)

         

-       Shares

47,344.6

32,653.5

-31.0%

-3.0%

-7.1%

Nº of trades

3,892.1

2,936.2

-24.6%

-11.9%

-13.3%

-       Warrants

26.1

27.9

6.9%

-17.8%

-10.6%

-       ETFs

144.2

187.4

29.9%

-14.3%

-16.9%

Financial Derivatives (2)

         

-       Futures: IBEX 35

483

458

-5.1%

-2.8%

8.0%

             Mini IBEX

105

105

-0.4%

-14.0%

1.0%

             Shares

128

111

-13.3%

68.6%

-14.1%

-       Options: IBEX35

214

242

12.8%

50.3%

14.9%

             Shares

1,788

818

-54.2%

-39.1%

-3.1%

Fixed Income (4)

         

Traded Volume (3)

11,186

11,717

4.8%

121.5%

32.0%

New Issues

28,007

13,813

-50.7%

11.1%

-14.4%

Outstanding Balance

1,525,445

1,524,588

-0.1%

3.6%

3.6%

(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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