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Pan-European exchange Euronext has published its trading volumes for March 2018.

The average daily transaction value on the ETF order book was EUR307 million, up +15.2 per cent compared to March 2017 and down –26.7 per cent from the previous month. At the end of March 2018, 796 ETFS were listed on Euronext compared to 804 at the end of December 2017.
 
In March 2018, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at EUR8,671 million, up +17.3 per cent compared to March 2017 and down –5.1 per cent from the previous month. On 16 March 2018, Euronext daily volume reached a new record for the year, at EUR19,684 million, representing the second most active day since 2010.
 
For the first three months of 2018, the average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at EUR8,507 million, up +21.9 per cent compared to the same period last year.
 
In March 2018, the overall average daily volume on derivatives reached 587,528 contracts, up +9.1 per cent compared to March 2017 and down –8.0 per cent compared to the previous month. 
 
In detail, the average daily volume on equity index derivatives reached 251,840 contracts, up +10.7 per cent compared to March 2017 and down –6.4 per cent from the previous month, the average daily volume on individual equity derivatives reached 288,562 contracts, up +12.8 per cent compared to March 2017 and down –8.5 per cent from the previous month, the average daily volume on commodities derivatives reached 47,126 contracts, down –14.7 per cent compared to March 2017 and down –13.6 per cent from the previous month.
 
For the first three months of 2018, the overall average daily volume on Euronext derivatives stood at 594,647 contracts (+14.8 per cent compared to the end of March 2017) and the open interest was up at 17,512,067 contracts (+20.2 per cent compared to the end of March 2017).
 
 
The average daily volume on the spot foreign exchange market of FastMatch, of which Euronext owns 90 per cent of the capital since August 2017, stood at USD18,773 million, down –2.1 per cent compared to March 2017 and down –11.1 per cent from the previous month. For the first three months of 2018, the average daily volume of FastMatch stood at USD20,192 million, up +14.3 per cent compared to the same period last year.
 
In March 2018, EUR836 million was raised on new listings. Euronext welcomed the listing of two Dutch large caps (B&S Group and NIBC Holding) and three SMEs, including UK-based life science company, Acacia Pharma, and Italian company Media Lab, bringing to four the number of SME listings since the beginning of the year and strengthening our EU Tech Hub franchise. In addition, EUR13.1 billion was raised on Euronext in corporate bonds, of which EUR8.0 billion was raised through six instruments issued by Sanofi.  EUR5.1 billion was also raised in follow-on equity.
 
 

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