Press Release

The Spanish exchange traded €54 bn. in October

2 November, 2018

MONTHLY TRADING STATEMENTS FOR BME MARKETS

The Spanish Exchange traded €54 billion in Equities in October, up 54.5% from the previous month. The number of trades in October reached 4.3 million, 45.2% higher than in September.

The Financial Derivatives marketreported increasesin IBEX 35 Futures and Mini IBEX Futures and Options of 27.7%, 44.6% and 19.2% respectively in comparison with the previous month. In the period from January to October IBEX 35 Futures traded volumes experienced an increase of 3.6%. In October the Open Interest on Stock Futures and Options increased 27.3% and 9.3%, respectively from September.

In Fixed Income, the volume traded in October increased by 106.6% compared to the same period last year, due to the increase on public debt assets trading. The increase posted during the first ten months of the year was of 46.5%.

The volume of new issues admitted to trading on MARF in October reached 762 million euros, which represents a 65.5% increase year-on-year. The accumulated trading volume at the end of the first ten months of the year totaled 5.2 billion euros, a year-on-year increase of 50.1%. The outstanding balance in this market reaches 3.3 billion euros (+ 40.7%).

Trading by type of asset:

 

September

2018

October

2018

%Oct 18/

Sept18

%Oct18/

Oct17

%Year to date

Equities (1)

         

-       Shares

34.965

54,023

54.5%

-16.5%

-9.0%

Nº of trades

2,977.2

4,321.8

45.2%

-16.1%

-13.8%

-       Warrants

31.1

61.9

98.7%

9.7%

-7.8%

-       ETFs

123.0

216.5

76.1%

-70.0%

-29.7%

Financial Derivatives (2)

         

-       Futures: IBEX 35

491

627

27.7%

-14.3%

3.6%

             Mini IBEX

96

138

44.6%

-31.8%

-5.0%

             Shares

1,776

308

-82.6%

157.1%

-10.1%

-       Options: IBEX35

373

445

19.2%

-46.3%

-6,5%

             Shares

1,861

1,460

-21.6%

-3.5%

-3,3%

Fixed Income (4)

         

Traded Volume (3)

19,041

25,118

31.9%

103.6%

46.5%

New Issues

27,864

29,703

6.6%

-16.0%

-11.1%

Outstanding Balance

1,537,789

1,525,016

0.8%

3.9%

3.9%

(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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