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EUR88bn turnover at Deutsche Börse in August


In August EUR88.1bn was traded on Xetra and on the floor at Börse Frankfurt – a decrease of 34 per cent from the August 2008 figure of EUR133.0bn.

In August EUR88.1bn was traded on Xetra and on the floor at Börse Frankfurt – a decrease of 34 per cent from the August 2008 figure of EUR133.0bn.

Of the EUR88.1bn, EUR81.8bn was traded on Xetra, a decrease of 36 per cent from EUR127.3bn in August the previous year. EUR6.4bn was traded on the floor, an increase of 12 per cent from the August 2008 figure of EUR5.7bn.

Turnover in German equities amounted to EUR73.9bn, while foreign equities turnover stood at EUR11.5bn. Xetra and the floor at Börse Frankfurt accounted for 97 per cent of the transaction volume in German equities on all stock exchanges in Germany. Ninety two per cent of foreign equities traded on stock exchanges in Germany were traded on Xetra and on the floor in Frankfurt.

In August, 13.0 million transactions were executed on Xetra, a decrease of six per cent against the same period last year.

According to the Xetra liquidity measure (XLM), Deutsche Telekom was the most liquid Dax blue chip in August with 8.6 basis points for an order volume of EUR100,000. Hochtief was the most liquid MDax stock with 34.7 basis points. The most liquid ETF was the db-x-trackers II Eonia T.R. 1C with 0.3 basis points. The most liquid foreign stock was Total with 19.6 basis points.

Deutsche Bank was the Dax stock with the highest turnover on Xetra in August at EUR5.6bn. Hochtief was the top MDax stock at EUR517m, while Aareal Bank led the SDax stocks at EUR65m and Infineon Technologies headed the TecDax at EUR1.3bn. At EUR1.5bn, the iShares Dax was the ETF with the highest turnover.

On all stock exchanges in Germany EUR101.2bn was traded in August according to orderbook turnover statistics – a decrease of 31 per cent year-on-year (August 2008: EUR146.0bn). This total includes EUR91.1bn in equities, warrants and ETFs, as well as EUR10.1bn in fixed-income securities.

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