In September 2002, there was a total of 11,575,606 transactions on Euronextâ€™s cash markets. The average daily number of trades in cash products reached 551,219 in September, up 12.1% compared to the month before. Although this average is slightly down compared to September 2001, it grew 11.8% year-to-date.
With a total of 10,869,584 transactions in shares in September, the average daily number of trades in shares reached 517,599, an increase of 12.5% compared to August 2002.
The Euronext electronic orderbook turnover in shares remains stable compared to August, totalling â‚¬115.8 billion. The average daily turnover in shares amounted â‚¬5.5 billion in September, up 5.1% on August; in a particularly difficult market climate, this daily average turnover is down 6.2% year-to-date compared to the same period of 2001.
For six months Euronext has now been the leader for Trackers in Europe, with a 53.8% market share in trading volume in September. The average daily number of transactions in Trackers has grown 102.3% in the year-to-date compared to the same period last year. Euronext offers a total of 59 different products based on 54 different indices.
The Euronext 100 blue chip index and the Next 150 index were respectively down by 17.3% and 14.7% on August 2002.
As of 30 September 2002, the market capitalisation of the 1,506 companies listed on Euronext markets totalled â‚¬1,364 billion.