Order book turnover on Deutsche Börse cash market rose significantly in May compared to the previous year. Turnover on the trading venues Xetra, Börse Frankfurt and Tradegate Exchange totaled €131.5 billion (May 2016: €103.8 billion).
Of the €131.5 billion, €119.6 billion were attributable to Xetra (May 2016: €96.1 billion). The average daily turnover on Xetra stood at €5.4 billion in May (May 2016: €4.6 billion). A turnover of €4.1 billion was attributable to Börse Frankfurt (May 2016: €2.9 billion). Order book turnover on Tradegate Exchange totalled approximately €7.8 billion in May (May 2016: €4.9 billion).
Broken down by asset classes, cash market turnover in equities reached about €114.9 billion. Turnover in ETFs/ETCs/ETNs amounted to €14.6 billion. Turnover in bonds was €0.5 billion, in structured products €1.2 billion and in funds €0.2 billion.
The electronic trading platform Eurex Bonds traded €4.9 billion (single counting, mainly government bonds) in May (May 2016: €4.7 billion).
Viewed by transactions, a total of 25.2 million trades were executed on Xetra in May (May 2016: 19.2 million).
The DAX security with the highest turnover on Xetra in May was Daimler AG at €5.2 billion. GEA Group AG led the MDAX equities with €760 million, while Klöckner & Co SE topped the SDAX equity index with €241 million, and United Internet AG headed TecDAX with €620 million. The ETF with the highest turnover on Xetra was iShares Core DAX UCITS ETF with €1.9 billion. With 166.8 tonnes, the gold ETC Xetra-Gold achieved a new record in gold holdings.
Further details are available online in Deutsche Börse’s cash market statistics at www.deutsche-boerse-cash-market.com. For a pan-European comparison of trading locations, see the statistics provided by the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) at www.fese.eu.
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