The equity trading volume on the Spanish Stock Exchange in 2016 totalled €652.9bn, down 32.1% from a year earlier but in line with the generalized downward trend in trading volumes across world stock markets. In December the trading volume reached €48.9bn, down 27.5% from the same month a year earlier.
The number of trades in 2016 reached 54.4m, down 12.1% year on year. In December the number of trades was 4m, down 11.8% from December 2015.
As for the ETF segment, the trading volume in 2016 totalled €6bn, down 52.2% from a year earlier. In December the trading volume was €390m, down 58.2% from the same month in 2015.
The total number of trades in ETFs in 2016 reached 151,310, down 12.6% from a year earlier. The number of trades in December totaled 10,028, down 29.7% year-on-year.
Activity on the Warrants and Certificates market during 2016 reached €715m, down 34.7% from the same period in 2015. In December, the trading volume came in at €51.5m, down 20.6% year on year. The number of warrant and certificate issues admitted to trading in 2016 totalled 7,642, up 7% from the same period in 2015.
Futures and options
The trading volume in the derivatives market in December reached 6.4m contracts, up 80% from the preceding month. The trading volume in 2016 was down 5.1%.
In December the trading volume in IBEX 35 Impacto Dividendo Futures was 18,164 and 91,365 futures on stock dividends, posting respective increases of 270.3% and 27% year-on-year. Trading in these contracts in 2016 increased 78.6% and 26.1% respectively, compared to 2015.
Trading in stock options in December also trended positively with 3.8m contracts traded, up 7% from the same month a year earlier. The trading volume in 2016 increased 6.9% from a year earlier.
The trading volmume in IBEX 35 Futures and Mini IBEX in 2016 was down 7.4% and 21.4% respectively from a year earlier.
In December the trading volume on the corporate debt market was €15.1bn, of which €13bn corresponded to trades at maturity, which grew 11% from the same month a year earlier. In 2016 the trading volume totaled €172.9bn, down 66.4% from 2015.
New issues admitted to trading on the corporate debt market in December came in at €17.3bn, up 19.3% from a year earlier while they totaled €130.1bn for the entire year 2016, down 10.8% year-on-year.
New issues on MARF in December came in at €129m, up 34% while the figure for the year 2016 totalled €2.2bn, amply doubling the trading volume for the year 2015 (+174.3%).
In December Public Debt traded on SENAF, the wholesale electronic Public Debt platform, reached €14.2bn, up 47.5% from December 2015. The trading volume in 2016 reached €174.8bn, up 60.6% from the same period a year earlier.