Monthly Market Report - January 2011Feb 03 2011 - 15:47
03 February 2011
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MONTHLY MARKET REPORT –JANUARY 2011
London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) sits at the heart of the world’s financial community, offering international business unrivalled access to Europe’s capital markets. In January a total of 25.6 million trades were carried out across the Group’s electronic equity order books with a combined value of £191.6 billion (€226 billion), up 21 per cent on January 2010.
UK Equities Order Book
During the month, the average daily value traded on the UK order book was £4.9 billion (€5.8 billion), unchanged year on year; the average daily number of trades increased by six per cent to 627,496.
The LSE’s share of trading in the total UK order book for January was 64.1 per cent.
Italian Equities Order book
On the Italian order book, the average daily number of trades was 341,142, up 31 per cent on the same month last year, whilst the average daily value traded on the order book increased 26 per cent year on year to €3.8 billion (£3.2 billion).
Borsa Italiana’s share of trading in the total Italian order book for January was 83.5 per cent.
Turquoise Cash Equities
The average daily value traded on the Turquoise integrated book in January was €1.3 billion (£1.1 billion) up 30 per cent on the same month last year. The average daily number of trades was up 33 per cent at 265,010.
On the dark mid-point book, Turquoise traded an average daily value of €250 million (£212 million), up 252 per cent on January 2010. There were a total of 627,790 trades, an increase of 268 per cent year on year.
Turquoise share of lit trading in the total UK order book for January was 4.5 per cent. For dark trading its total share was 20.5 percent.
On the Group’s derivatives platforms, the total number of contracts traded was 5,362,418, unchanged when compared with January 2010.
Exchange Traded Products
Total value traded in Exchange Traded Products across the Group’s order books in January was up 30 per cent year on year to £10.9 billion (€12.8 billion). The total number of trades was also up 32 per cent reaching 443,316.
The average daily value traded on the MTS Cash markets during the month was up 12 per cent year on year at €13.4 billion (£11.4 billion). On the MTS Repo market, the average term adjusted daily value traded increased by 40 per cent year on year to €300 billion (£254.1 billion).
The average daily value traded on the Group’s retail bond markets was €813 million (£689 million), down five per cent on the same month last year. The average daily number of trades was up 20 percent at 16,551.
For further information, please contact:
Lauren Crawley-Moore +44 (0)20 7797 1222
Anna Mascioni +39 027 2426 212
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This release uses only electronic trading data; trades that are reported to the either London Stock Exchange or Borsa Italiana under their rules but executed away from their electronic order books are not included.
Figures for the UK and Italian order books include cash equity trades in domestic and international equities, Exchange traded products and Securitised Derivatives.
There were 20 trading days on the London Stock Exchange, the same as January last year and 21 on Borsa Italiana, one more than January 2010.
The January 2011 value traded figures use a € per £ exchange rate of 1.18. The exchange rate used for January 2010 was 1.13.
About London Stock Exchange:
London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) sits at the heart of the world’s financial community. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and Turquoise, offering pan-European and US lit and dark equity trading. Through its markets, the Group offers international business unrivalled access to Europe’s capital markets.
The Group is a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software and also offers its customers around the world an extensive range of real-time and reference data products and market-leading post-trade services.
Headquartered in London, United Kingdom with significant operations in Italy and Sri Lanka, the Group employs around 1500 people. Further information on London Stock Exchange Group can be found at www.londonstockexchangegroup.com