Share trading through Euronext NV orderbooks totalled â‚¬142 billion in April 2002, up 7.6% from April 2001, and up 0.2% from the previous month. Daily average trading in April 2002 was â‚¬6.8 billion.
Trades in equity products through Euronextâ€™s market systems totalled 10,086,170 in April 2002, up 14.7% from April 2001 and slightly down 0.6% from the previous month. Year-to-date trades in equity products totalled 40,063,236, up 0.8% on the same period in 2001.
On NextTrack, the market segment dedicated to Trackers - or exchange-traded funds - daily trading averaged â‚¬144.5 million in April 2002, compared with â‚¬138.6 million in the previous month, a rise of 4.3%. Globally, activity on NextTrack increased by 310.5% from April 2001. NextTrack was launched on 9 January 2001 and now counts 59 Tracker funds.
The Euronext 100 blue chip index was down 4.4% in April and the Next 150 index was down 2.1%.
As of 30 April 2002, the market capitalisation of the 1,555 companies listed on Euronext markets totalled â‚¬2,118 billion.