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Trading volumes of 180 million contracts in July Growth of 11 percent y-o-y
Average daily volume at 7.8 million contracts
Equity index derivatives saw the strongest growth, the segment reached 89.3 million contracts, an increase of 43 percent compared with 62.5 million contracts in July 2007. Thereof, 37.6 million contracts were traded of the Dow Jones Euro STOXX 50® index future (July 2007: 27.2 million) and another 34.8 million contracts in the Dow Jones Euro STOXX 50 index option (July 2007: 19.8 million).
Trading volume in equity derivatives (equity options and single stock futures)accounted for 37.4 million contracts (July 2007: 26.8 million) - an increase of 40 percent.
Contract turnover in the fixed income segment in July was 52.8 million (July 2007: 73.1 million) - a decrease of 28 percent. The Euro Bund future saw a volume of 20.8 million contracts, 12.8 million contracts were traded in the Euro Bobl futures, 12.5 million contracts in the Euro Schatz future.
At the International Securities Exchange (ISE), which has been a subsidiary of Eurex since the end of December 2007, US options reached an average daily trading volume of 4.63 million contracts (July 2007: 3.58 million, up 29 percent). In total, trading volume increased by 36 percent to 101,8 million options contracts (July 2007: 75.1 million).
Eurex Repo, which operates CHF- and EUR repo markets, set a new record volume in July 2008: all Eurex repo markets had a average outstanding volume of €138.1 bn. (July 2007: €90.4 bn.) - an increase of 53 percent.. The secured money market segment, Euro GC Pooling, also produced record figures and rose by 305 percent to an average outstanding volume of €40.9 bn. (July 2007: €10.1 bn.).
The electronic trading platform Eurex Bonds, which rounds out Eurex's fixed-income product range, traded volume of €10.7 bn. (single counting) in July compared to the June 2008 figure of €8.7 bn.; in July 2007 volume was €12.1 bn.
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