Spanish stock market trading volume up 25.7% in September

Eugenia Jiménez
clock
Spanish stock market trading volume up 25.7% in September

The overall trading volume in September 2017 on the Bolsa de Madrid came in at €42.3bn, up 25.7% month-on-month but down 1.3% year-on-year.

Over the first nine months of the year, the trading volume totalled €493bn, down 4% in comparison to the end of September 2016.

Equities

Some 3.5 millions of equity trades were recorded on the Spanish stock market in September 2017, up 5.1% month-on-month but down 5.6% year-on-year.

The number of equity trades to the end of September, totalled 38.3 millions, a figure down 7.5% yoy.

As for the ETF segment, the trading volume last month was €261.2m, up 19.5% month-on-month and also down 32.7% on a yearly basis. The ETF trading volume to the end of September was €2.9 bn, down 37.1% year-on-year.

In September, 4,966 ETF trades have been reported on the Spanish stock market, a 24% decrease month-on-month.

To the end of September, the trading volume on the Warrants and Certificates market totalled €339.5m, down 38.8% year-on-year. The trading volume in this segment in September was €35.2m, up 3.6% month-on-month.

 Futures and Options

The trading volume in the derivatives market reached 5m contracts in September, a figure up 9.6% year-on-year.

Over the first nine months of the year, the trading volume in the derivatives market totalled 2.5m contracts for IBEX 35 Options, and 14.9m for Stock Options, up 7.4% and 1.6% respectively.

In September, there were 1.9m stock futures traded, up 40.6% year-on-year. Trading in IBEX 35 Futures in September reached 515,967 contracts, up 9.5% from the preceding month, while trading in Mini IBEX Futures totalled 107,674 contracts, a figure down 11.6% month-on-month.

Fixed Income

The Spanish fixed income market has seen transactions worth €75.8bn as of the end of September, down 43.1% yoy.

 In September the trading volume on the Fixed Income market stood at €5.4bn, up 49.6% month-on-month.

New issues on private debt market in September reached €1.8bn, leaving an accumulated trading volume of €82.3bn (-16.3%) for the first nine months of the year.

Admissions on the MARF market in September came in at €324m, up 51.6% year-on-year. The outstanding balance to the end of September increased by 48.9% on a daily basis to €2.3bn.