STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sep 2, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced consolidated market performance statistics for its OMX Nordic Exchange for the month of August 2008.
Share Trading in August
The value of average daily share trading amounted to EUR 2.7 billion, as compared to EUR 4.3 billion during the past 12-month period. The average number of trades per business day amounted to 167,258, as compared to 206,068 during the past 12-month period. The total market cap of listed companies at OMX Nordic Exchange amounted to EUR 699 billion, compared to EUR 1,083 billion in August 2007.
The average daily trading volume in derivative products amounted to 504,966 contracts, as compared to 665,480 contracts during the past 12-month period. The average daily trading volume in share products was 195,880 contracts, as compared to 324,281 contracts during the past 12 month period. The average daily trading volume in index products were 230,966 contracts, compared to 233,280 contracts during the past 12-month period. Fixed-income derivatives traded 78,120 contracts, compared to 107,919 contracts during the past 12-month period.
Listings and Members
There were 2 IPOs on Main Market during August.
For more detailed statistics on NASDAQ OMX exchanges in the Nordic region, including national figures, visit:
ABOUT NASDAQ OMX GROUP
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; the OMX Nordic Exchange, including First North; and the 144A PORTAL Market. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 60 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. OMX Nordic Exchange is not a legal entity but describes the common offering from Nasdaq OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.
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