Published On: Wed, Mar 4th, 2015

Average daily volume of 7.8 million contracts at Eurex Group in February

An average daily volume of 7.8 million contracts (February 2014: 7.9 million) were recorded at the international derivatives markets of Eurex Group in February 2015. Of those, 5.8 million were Eurex Exchange contracts (February 2014: 5.4 million), and 2.0 million contracts (February 2014: 2.6 million) were traded at the U.S.-based International Securities Exchange (ISE). In total in February, 116.8 million contracts were traded at Eurex Exchange and 34.2 million at ISE.

At Eurex Exchange, the equity index derivatives segment totaled 57.1 million contracts compared with 50.7 million in February 2014. The future on the EURO STOXX 50 Index recorded 19.8 million contracts, the options on this blue chip index another 23.3 million contracts. DAX index futures recorded 2.0 million contracts while the DAX options reached another 3.9 million contracts.

Andreas Preuss, Chairman of the Management Board, Deutsche Borse

Andreas Preuss, Chairman of the Management Board, Deutsche Borse

The equity derivatives (equity options and single stock futures) segment at Eurex Exchange reached 24.2 million contracts (February 2014: 18.2 million). Thereof, equity options totaled 15.0 million contracts and single stock futures equaled 9.2 million contracts.

Eurex Exchange’s interest rate derivatives segment totaled 33.9 million contracts (February 2014: 38.5 million). The Euro-Bund-Future reached 12.8 million contracts, the Euro-Bobl-Future 7.0 million contracts and the Euro-Schatz-Future 4.6 million contracts.

Eurex Repo, which operates Euro Repo and GC Pooling markets, reported in February 2015 for all Eurex Repo markets recorded an average outstanding volume of 213.1 billion euros (February 2014: 198.2 billion euros). The secured money market GC Pooling recorded an average outstanding volume of 177.1 billion euros (February 2014: 156.5 billion euros). The Euro Repo Market reached an average outstanding volume of 36.0 billion euros (February 2014: 41.7 billion euros).
The monthly volume on the Power Derivatives Market of European Energy Exchange (EEX) amounted to 228.8 terawatt hours (TWh) in February 2015 (February 2014: 102.1 TWh). In February, a volume of 52.2 million tonnes of CO2 was traded on the Spot and Derivatives Market for CO2 Emission Allowances compared with 76.9 million tonnes of CO2 in February 2014.

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