Eschborn, Germany, 4-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In June, the international derivatives exchanges of Eurex Group recorded an average daily volume of 8.0 million contracts (June 2013: 10.1 million). Of those, 6.0 million were Eurex Exchange contracts (June 2013: 8.1 million), and 2.0 million contracts (June 2013: 2.7 million) were traded at the U.S.-based International Securities Exchange (ISE). In total, 126.0 million contracts were traded at Eurex Exchange and 42.0 million at the ISE.
In its largest segment – equity index derivatives – Eurex Exchange achieved 56.4 million contracts (June 2013: 68.3 million). The single largest derivatives contract was the future on the EURO STOXX 50® Index with 26.3 million contracts. The option on this blue chip index totaled 17.4 million contracts. Futures on the DAX index totaled 2.1 million contracts while the DAX options reached another 2.2 million contracts. The Eurex KOSPI Product traded 1.0 million contracts.
The equity derivatives (equity options and single stock futures) segment at Eurex Exchange recorded 22.7 million contracts (June 2013: 36.0 million). Thereof, equity options totalled 12.3 million contracts and single stock futures equalled another 10.4 million contracts.
Eurex Exchange’s interest rate derivatives segment achieved 45.1 million contracts (June 2013: 57.2 million). The Euro-Bund-Future reached 16.0 million contracts, the Euro-Bobl-Future 11.9 million contracts and the Euro-Schatz-Future 7.9 million contracts. All three Euro-BTP-Futures grew again strongly and totaled 2.0 million contracts; while the Euro-OAT-Futures again recorded more than one million contracts with 1.8 million.
The monthly volume on the power derivatives market of European Energy Exchange (EEX) amounted to 99.9 terawatt hours (TWh) in June 2014 (June 2013: 91.8 TWh). On the EEX natural gas spot and derivatives market the traded volume amounted to 20.7 TWh (June 2013: 7.5 TWh). In June, a volume of 33.9 million tonnes of CO2 was traded on the spot and derivatives market for CO2 emission allowances compared with 59.6 million tonnes of CO2 in June 2013. The volume on the EEX coal market amounted to 45,000 tonnes in June.
Eurex Repo, which operates Swiss Franc, Euro Repo and GC Pooling markets, recorded in all markets in June an average outstanding volume of 238.6 billion euros (June 2013: 248.3 billion euros). The secured money market GC Pooling recorded an average outstanding volume of 180.6 billion euros (June 2013: 174.1 billion euros). The Euro Repo market reached an average outstanding volume of 41.9 billion euros (June 2013: 39.0 billion euros).The Swiss Franc Repo market achieved 16.1 billion euros.
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Eurex figures June 2014