Deutsche Börse: 18 percent rise in turnover on Deutsche Börse’s cash markets in January

In January, 106.2 billion euros were traded on Xetra® and on the floor at Börse Frankfurt – an increase of..




18 percent year-on-year (January 2009: 90.1 billion euros). Of the 106.2 billion euros, 98.9 billion euros were traded on Xetra, an increase of 17 percent year-on-year (January 2009: 84.2 billion euros). 7.4 billion euros were traded on the floor, an increase of 26 percent (January 2009: 5.8 billion euros).

Turnover in German equities amounted to 89.9 billion euros, while foreign equities turnover stood at 12.8 billion euros. Xetra and the floor at Börse Frankfurt accounted for 97 percent of the transaction volume in German equities on all stock exchanges in Germany. 91 percent of foreign equities traded on stock exchanges in Germany were traded on Xetra and on the floor in Frankfurt.

In January, 14.5 million transactions were executed on Xetra, a slight decrease against the same period last year (January 2009: 14.6 million).

According to the Xetra liquidity measure (XLM), Siemens AG was the most liquid DAX® blue chip in January with 6.5 basis points (bp) for an order volume of 100,000 euros. HeidelbergCement AG was the most liquid MDAX® stock with 15.6 bp. The most liquid ETF was the db-x-trackers II EONIA T.R. 1C with 0.4 bp. The most liquid foreign stock was Total S.A. with 14.1 bp. XLM measures liquidity in electronic securities trading on the basis of the implicit transaction costs. It is expressed in basis points (1 bp = 0.01 percent); a low XLM denotes high liquidity in a security.

Deutsche Bank AG was the DAX stock with the highest turnover on Xetra in January at 6.6 billion euros. HeidelbergCement AG was the top MDAX stock at 1.2 billion euros, while KUKA AG led the SDAX® stocks at 29.4 million euros and Aixtron AG headed the TecDAX® at 715.0 million euros. At 1.5 billion euros, the iShares DAX was the exchange-traded fund with the highest turnover.

On all stock exchanges in Germany 118.7 billion euros were traded in January according to orderbook turnover statistics – an increase of 13 percent compared year-on-year (January 2009: 105.5 billion euros). This total includes 109.3 billion euros in equities, warrants and exchange-traded funds, as well as 9.4 billion euros in fixed-income securities.

Quelle: ETFWorld – Deutsche Börse

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