Monthly trading statements for BME Markets
The best month of January in the last four years.
The equity trading volume on the Spanish Stock Exchange in January was €93.7 billion, up 25% year on year, representing the best month of January in the last four years.
The number of trades reached 6.9 million, down 5% from the same month a year earlier.
As for the ETF segment, the trading volume in January came in at €937.6 million, down 13% from the same month a year earlier. The number of ETF trades in January in this segment came in at 15,439, up 21% from a year earlier.
The trading volume on the Warrants and Certificates market in January reached €109.4 million, up 45% year-on-year, which represents the highest monthly figure in this market since November 2011. The number of trades in January in this market totaled 24,421, up 31% from January 2014.
The number of warrants and certificate issues admitted to trading in January reached 330, up 25% year-on-year.
Futures and Options
In January the nominal amount traded on BME’s Derivatives Market increased 5.53% year-on-year. It is worth mentioning the heavy trading in Index Futures, with 732,117 IBEX 35 Futures contracts and 379,633 Mini IBEX Futures contracts traded, up 15% and 73% year-on-year respectively. In addition to this, the open interest on IBEX 35 Futures increased in January to 93,814 contracts, up 23% on the year.
Trading in Options on Stocks in January decreased 45% year-on-year, to 1,589,730 contracts while Stock Futures were down 39%, at 461,957 contracts.
In January the trading volume in Futures on Stock Dividends came in at 9,030 contracts, up 444% from January 2014. The open interest on these contracts was 50,860 contracts, up 87% on the year.
The trading volume on the Corporate Debt market in January came in at €49.7 billion, down 45% year on year.
The trading volume on the SEND electronic trading platform reached €134.7 million, down 63% from January 2014, although it grew 48% from the previous month, December.
In January trading on BME’s Public Debt wholesale electronic platform, SENAF, reached €9.2billion, down 11% year on year but up 62% from the previous month, December.