NYSE Euronext Announces Trading Volumes for September 2013

Global Derivatives ADV Down Year-over-Year but Up Sequentially

European and U.S. Cash Equities ADV Down Year-over-Year but Up Sequentially

NEW YORK--()--NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced trading volumes for its global derivatives and cash equities exchanges for September 20131. Global derivatives average daily volume (“ADV”) of 6.5 million contracts, excluding Bclear in September 2013 decreased 7.5% compared to September 2012, but increased 12.7% from August 2013. U.S. equity options volumes in September 2013 decreased 11.7% compared to September 2012, but increased 8.8% sequentially. ADV in U.S. cash equities declined 9.3% year-over-year, but increased 13.1% month-over-month. European cash equities ADV in September 2013 decreased 5.8% compared to September 2012, but increased 4.8% from August 2013 levels.

Highlights

  • NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV in September 2013 of 6.5 million contracts, excluding Bclear, decreased 7.5% from September 2012, but increased 12.7% from August 2013 levels.
  • NYSE Euronext European derivatives products ADV in September 2013 of 2.8 million contracts, excluding Bclear, decreased 1.4% compared to September 2012, but increased 16.4% from August 2013 levels. Including Bclear, NYSE Liffe’s trade administration and clearing service for OTC products, European derivatives ADV decreased 8.4% compared to September 2012, but increased 11.4% from August 2013.
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. equity options (NYSE Arca and NYSE Amex Options) ADV of 3.6 million contracts in September 2013 decreased 11.7% compared to September 2012 levels, but increased 8.8% from August 2013 levels. NYSE Euronext’s U.S. options exchanges accounted for 25.5% of total U.S. consolidated equity options trading in September 2013, down from 26.0% in September 2012, but up from 25.3% in August 2013.
  • NYSE Liffe U.S. ADV of approximately 73,700 contracts decreased from 83,700 contracts in September 2012, but increased from 31,400 contracts in August 2013.
  • NYSE Euronext European cash products ADV of 1.3 million transactions in September 2013 decreased 5.8% compared to September 2012 but, increased 4.8% compared to August 2013.
  • NYSE Euronext U.S. cash products (NYSE, NYSE Arca and NYSE MKT) handled ADV of 1.5 billion shares in September 2013 decreased 9.3% compared to September 2012, but increased 13.1% compared to August 2013. NYSE Euronext’s Tape A matched market share in September 2013 was 31.3%, up from 31.1% in September 2012 and up from 30.7% in August 2013.
  • The preliminary average net revenue per transaction type (as defined below) for each of the primary trading venues in the third quarter of 2013 is included below:
         

 

            Preliminary
Trading Venue     3Q12     2Q13     3Q13
European Derivatives (ex. Bclear)1 $0.657 $0.610 $0.63
U.S. Derivatives2 $0.144 $0.156 $0.16
European Cash3 $0.537 $0.562 $0.54
U.S. Cash4     $0.040     $0.047     $0.048

1 Average net revenue per contract, excluding Bclear.

2 Average net revenue per contract. Excludes NYSE Liffe U.S. trading volume.

3 Average net revenue per transaction.

4 Average net revenue per 100 shares handled.

 

Other Metrics

  • The average EUR/USD exchange rate for the third quarter of 2013 of $1.33 represented an increase of 1.5% from the second quarter of 2013 and an increase of 5.8% compared to the third quarter of 2012. The average GBP/USD exchange rate for the third quarter of 2013 of $1.55 represented a decrease of 1.0% from the second quarter of 2013 and a decrease of 1.9% compared to the third quarter of 2012.

Please click here for the Monthly Transaction Activity Data Table.

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All NYSE Euronext derivatives transactions count buy and sell orders together as a single transaction. NYSE Euronext European equities transactions count each buy and sell order as separate transactions, NYSE Euronext U.S. equities transactions count buy and sell orders together as a single transaction.

 

About NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets - the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca - represent one-third of the world’s equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.

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NYSE Euronext

Monthly Volume Summary

 
  Average Daily Volume   Total Volume   Average Daily Volume   Total Volume
         

% Chg vs.

 

% Chg vs.

(Unaudited; contracts in thousands) Sep-13 Sep-12 % Chg Sep-13 Sep-12 % Chg YTD 2013

YTD 2012

YTD 2013

YTD 2012

 
Number of Trading Days - European Cash 21 20 21 20 191 191
Number of Trading Days - European Derivatives 21 20 21 20 192 192
Number of Trading Days - U.S. Markets 20 19 20 19 188 188
 
European Derivatives Products 3,164 3,455 -8.4% 66,435 69,105 -3.9% 3,882 2.7% 745,379 2.2%
of which Bclear 333 584 -43.1% 6,986 11,685 -40.2% 688 -36.0% 132,099 -36.3%
 
Total Fixed Income Products 2,033 1,998 1.8% 42,700 39,965 6.8% 2,385 31.2% 457,895 30.5%
 
Short Term Interest Rate Products 1,884 1,841 2.3% 39,567 36,828 7.4% 2,207 32.4% 423,839 31.7%

Medium and Long Term Interest Rate Products 1

149 157 -4.9% 3,134 3,138 -0.1% 177 17.7% 34,056 17.1%
 

Total Equity Products 2

1,037 1,363 -23.9% 21,780 27,261 -20.1% 1,405 -25.1% 269,845 -25.4%
 
Individual Equity Products 522 814 -36.0% 10,952 16,288 -32.8% 907 -34.7% 174,114 -35.0%
Futures 127 395 -67.9% 2,658 7,895 -66.3% 513 -44.8% 98,557 -45.1%
Options 395 420 -5.9% 8,294 8,393 -1.2% 394 -14.1% 75,557 -14.6%
Equity Index Products 516 549 -6.0% 10,828 10,972 -1.3% 499 2.2% 95,731 1.7%
 
of which Bclear 331 584 -43.4% 6,950 11,685 -40.5% 687 -36.1% 131,846 -36.4%
Individual Equity Products 220 456 -51.6% 4,629 9,118 -49.2% 587 -41.3% 112,792 -41.6%
Futures 122 382 -68.2% 2,558 7,650 -66.6% 500 -44.7% 96,001 -45.0%
Options 99 73 34.3% 2,071 1,469 41.0% 87 -8.8% 16,791 -9.3%
Equity Index Products 111 128 -13.9% 2,321 2,567 -9.6% 99 33.2% 19,054 32.5%
 
Commodity Products 93 94 -0.9% 1,955 1,879 4.0% 92 5.8% 17,639 5.2%
 
U.S. Derivatives Products
 

Equity Options 3

 
NYSE Euronext Options Contracts 3,641 4,122 -11.7% 72,828 78,318 -7.0% 4,036 4.6% 758,723 4.6%
Total Consolidated Options Contracts 14,292 15,863 -9.9% 285,832 301,402 -5.2% 14,826 -0.2% 2,787,252 -0.2%
 
NYSE Group Share of Total 25.5% 26.0% 25.5% 26.0% 27.2% 1.2% 27.2% 1.2%
 
NYSE Liffe U.S.
 
Futures and Futures Options Volume* 73.7 83.7 -11.9% 1,548 1,673 -7.5% 55.9 -28.9% 10,796.0 -28.9%
 
European Cash Products (trades in thousands) 1,343 1,426 -5.8% 28,206 28,530 -1.1% 1,395 -9.1% 266,371 -9.6%
 
Equities 1,300 1,377 -5.6% 27,292 27,533 -0.9% 1,346 -9.3% 257,036 -9.8%
Exchange-Traded Funds 13 14 -7.3% 267 274 -2.7% 14 -0.8% 2,616 -1.3%
Structured Products 27 30 -12.3% 559 607 -7.9% 30 -4.6% 5,810 -5.1%
Bonds 4 6 -27.4% 88 116 -23.8% 5 -6.2% 910 -6.7%
 

U.S. Cash Products (shares in millions) 5

1,514 1,669 -9.3% 30,286 31,720 -4.5% 1,528 -11.7% 287,177 -11.7%
 
NYSE Listed (Tape A) Issues 4
 
Handled Volume 5 1,085 1,218 -11.0% 21,693 23,146 -6.3% 1,092 -11.7% 205,310 -11.7%
Matched Volume 6 1,051 1,160 -9.4% 21,021 22,034 -4.6% 1,053 -10.2% 197,956 -10.2%
Total NYSE Listed Consolidated Volume 3,361 3,730 -9.9% 67,212 70,866 -5.2% 3,442 -8.0% 647,161 -8.0%
 
Share of Total Consolidated Volume
Handled Volume 5 32.3% 32.7% -0.4% 32.3% 32.7% -0.4% 31.7% -1.3% 31.7% -1.3%
Matched Volume 6 31.3% 31.1% 0.2% 31.3% 31.1% 0.2% 30.6% -0.8% 30.6% -0.8%
 
NYSE Arca, MKT and Regional (Tape B) Listed Issues
 
Handled Volume 5 262 241 8.8% 5,248 4,583 14.5% 251 -1.7% 47,194 -1.7%
Matched Volume 6 243 219 11.1% 4,868 4,161 17.0% 231 0.6% 43,514 0.6%
Total NYSE Arca & MKT Listed Consolidated Volume 1,067 1,048 1.7% 21,331 19,919 7.1% 1,091 0.8% 205,192 0.8%
 
Share of Total Consolidated Volume
Handled Volume 5 24.6% 23.0% 1.6% 24.6% 23.0% 1.6% 23.0% -0.6% 23.0% -0.6%
Matched Volume 6 22.8% 20.9% 1.9% 22.8% 20.9% 1.9% 21.2% 0.0% 21.2% 0.0%
 
Nasdaq Listed (Tape C) Issues
 
Handled Volume 5 167 210 -20.4% 3,345 3,991 -16.2% 184 -22.1% 34,673 -22.1%
Matched Volume 6 148 181 -18.5% 2,955 3,443 -14.2% 165 -18.7% 30,946 -18.7%
Total Nasdaq Listed Consolidated Volume 1,764 1,796 -1.8% 35,271 34,117 3.4% 1,743 -0.6% 327,665 -0.6%
 
Share of Total Consolidated Volume
Handled Volume 5 9.5% 11.7% -2.2% 9.5% 11.7% -2.2% 10.6% -2.9% 10.6% -2.9%
Matched Volume 6 8.4% 10.1% -1.7% 8.4% 10.1% -1.7% 9.4% -2.2% 9.4% -2.2%
 
Exchange-Traded Products 5,7
 
Handled Volume 5 239 220 8.4% 4,771 4,181 14.1% 235 -2.0% 44,093 -2.0%
Matched Volume 6 221 200 10.6% 4,421 3,796 16.4% 216 0.5% 40,645 0.5%
Total ETF Consolidated Volume 997 987 1.0% 19,944 18,758 6.3% 1,044 -0.2% 196,288 -0.2%
 
Share of Total Consolidated Volume
Handled Volume 5 23.9% 22.3% 1.6% 23.9% 22.3% 1.6% 22.5% -0.4% 22.5% -0.4%
Matched Volume 6 22.2% 20.2% 2.0% 22.2% 20.2% 2.0% 20.7% 0.1% 20.7% 0.1%
1   Data includes currency products.

2

Includes all trading activities for Bclear, NYSE Liffe's clearing service for wholesale derivatives.
3 Includes trading in U.S. equity options contracts, not equity-index options.
4 Includes all volume executed in NYSE Group crossing sessions.
5 Represents the total number of shares of equity securities and ETFs internally matched on the NYSE Group's exchanges or routed to and executed at an external market center. NYSE Arca routing includes odd-lots.
6 Represents the total number of shares of equity securities and ETFs executed on the NYSE Group's exchanges.
7 Data included in previously identified categories.
* ADVs calculated with the appropriate number of NYSE Liffe U.S. trading days.
Source: NYSE Euronext, Options Clearing Corporation and Consolidated Tape as reported for equity securities.
All trading activity is single-counted, except European cash trading which is double counted to include both buys and sells.

Contacts

NYSE Euronext
Media:
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Lisbon, +351-217-900-029
New York, +1-212-656-2411
Brussels, +32-2-509-1392
London, +44-20-7379-2789
Paris, +33-1-49-27-11-33
or
Investor Relations:
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NYSE Euronext
Media:
Amsterdam, +31-20-550-4488
Lisbon, +351-217-900-029
New York, +1-212-656-2411
Brussels, +32-2-509-1392
London, +44-20-7379-2789
Paris, +33-1-49-27-11-33
or
Investor Relations:
New York, +1-212-656-5700