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Exchange Sector Shows Strengthening In Share Values - FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index Increases By 12.9 Per Cent In Q1 2013 - Index Closed Up 0.8 Per Cent In March

Date 25/04/2013

US exchanges continued to demonstrate strong returns for investors with stellar performances on the FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index in Q1 of 2013. IntercontinentalExchange topped the leader board with an increase in share value of 31.7 per cent in Q1 2013 against a 7.2 per cent decrease in Q4 2012.

Nasdaq OMX Group experienced a 29.3 per cent increase in share value in Q1 2013, followed by CBOE Holdings with a 25.4 per cent increase for the same period.

The share price performance of the Multi Commodity Exchange of India was the bottom of the Index table with a 43.2 per cent decrease in share value during Q1 2013. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange experienced a 15.7 per cent decrease in share value in Q1 2013, followed by Greece’s Hellenic Exchanges SA with a 12 per cent decrease during the same period.

The Index*, which aims to reflect market sentiment and is a key indicator of the exchanges’ performance, saw a 0.8 per cent increase in March 2013. Overall, the FTSE Mondo Visione Exchange Index experienced a 12.9 per cent increase in Q1 2013, buoyed by a strong January result. This compared to a 5.7 per cent increase in Q4 2012.

Commenting on the Index which closed up at 25,658.72 on 29 March 2013, Herbie Skeete, Managing Director, Mondo Visione and Co-founder of the Index said:

“The shares of IntercontinentalExchange and NYSE Euronext have climbed since ICE announced its bid for NYSE Euronext in December last year. That can be seen in our Q1 analysis where ICE shares rose by a stonking 31.7 per cent and NYSE Euronext’s by a not so dusty 22.5 per cent. It remains to be seen whether ICE’s seemingly unstoppable upward trajectory continues once it moves outside of its energy comfort zone into a lower margin cash equity business.

“NASDAQ OMX continues its stripping down for action process streamlining data and indexes, consolidating its technology platform saw a very impressive 29.4 per cent rise this quarter. CBOE and CME also gave rise to impressive first quarter returns. Truly an American Quarter,” he says.

The FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index best performer by capital returns in US dollars was Japan Exchange with a 18.6 per cent increase in share price from 28 February to 29 March 2013. The next best performer was Mexico’s Bolsa Mexicana de Valores SA with a 17.6 per cent increase over the same period.

The FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index worst performer by capital returns in US dollars was Multi Commodity Exchange of India with a 27.6 per cent decrease in share price from 28 February to 29 March 2013. This was followed by Greece’s Hellenic Exchanges SA with a 23.7 per cent decrease over the same period.

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For more information please contact:

Waitui Communications

 

 Belinda Leslie

Belinda.Leslie@waituicomms.com 

 

 

Monthly FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index Performance (Capital Return, USD)

March 2011

-1.4%

April 2011

4.0%

May 2011

-3.2%

June 2011

-2.9%

July 2011

-2.5%

August 2011

-8.9%

September 2011

-12.4%

October 2011

13.5%

November 2011

-4.5%

December 2011

-3.8%

January 2012

5.8%

February 2012

11.1%

March 2012

-2.1%

April 2012

-5.7%

May 2012

-11.4%

June 2012

6.0%

July 2012

-0.5%

August 2012

1.1%

September 2012

4.8%

October 2012

1.5%

November 2012

-1.0%

December 2012

5.2%

January 2013

10.5%

February 2013

1.4%

March 2013

0.8%

 

Notes to Editors

*The FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index is compiled by FTSE Group from data based on the share price performance of listed exchanges and trading platforms. 

About FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index

The FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index, a joint venture between FTSE Group and Mondo Visione, was established in 2000.

It is the first Index in the world to focus on listed exchanges and other trading venues. The FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index compares performance of individual exchanges and trading platforms and provides a reliable barometer of the health and performance of the exchange sector.

It enables investors to track 25 publicly listed exchanges and trading floors and focuses attention of the market on this important sector.

The FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index includes all publicly traded stock exchanges and trading floors:

  • Australian Securities Exchange Ltd
  • BM&F Bovespa 
  • Bolsa Mexicana de Valores SA
  • Bolsa y Mercado Espanoles
  • Bursa de Valori Bucuresti SA
  • Bursa Malaysia
  • CBOE Holdings
  • CME Group
  • Deutsche Bourse
  • Dubai Financial Market
  • Hellenic Exchanges SA
  • Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd
  • Intercontinental Exchange Inc
  • Japan Exchange Group, Inc
  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange Ltd
  • London Stock Exchange
  • Moscow Exchange
  • Multi Commodity Exchange of India
  • NASDAQ OMX Group
  • New Zealand Exchange Ltd
  • NYSE Euronext
  • Philippine Stock Exchange
  • Singapore Exchange Ltd
  • TMX Group
  • Warsaw Stock Exchange

About Mondo Visione

Mondo Visione is the leading source of insight and knowledge about the world’s exchanges and trading venues. Since 1991, Mondo Visione has provided those who operate and invest in the global markets with fast, reliable information, delivered in print and online.  The company also organises conferences and events where market professionals can share ideas and experience with their peers, regulators, system providers, academics and journalists.

Mondo Visione publishes the industry-standard Handbook of World Stock, Derivative and Commodity Exchanges, which provides trading, settlement and organisational information for around 250 exchanges in over 100 countries. The handbook, which celebrated its 20th year of publication in 2010, is produced annually and is available in hardcopy and online.

World Exchanges: Global Industry Outlook and Investment Analysis is a quarterly investment analysis of the listed exchanges sector and 19 of the leading publicly-owned exchanges from around the world.

Mondo Visione also publishes Trading Places, a monthly digest of news and comment about the global exchange industry, and together with FTSE Group owns and publishes the FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index, which tracks the stock market performance of listed exchanges.

For further information please visit www.mondovisione.com

March 2013 Quarterly Report - FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index