Skip to main Content
Site Search

Advanced Search

  • Mondo Visione
  • Mondo Visione - Worldwide Exchange Intelligence
Member Login

Member Login

Forgotten your password?

May 2002 - Euronext N.V. Key Indicators

Date 07/06/2002

Euronext, European Leader For IPOs And For Trackers

Despite worsening economic environment, trades in equity products through Euronext's market systems totalled 9,777,320 in May 2002, up 5.4% from May 2001 and slightly down 3.1% from the previous month. Year-to-date trades in equity products totalled 49,030,775, up 1.7% on the same period in 2001.

Share trading through Euronext NV orderbooks totalled €139 billion in May 2002, slightly down 1.9% from April 2002. Daily average trading in May 2002 was €6.3 billion.

From the beginning of the year, despite difficult market conditions Euronext is number one in continental Europe by the capital raised during IPOs on European regulated markets and by the number of IPOs. The last IPO was Melexis in May, which raised capital on Euronext Brussels.

On NextTrack, the market segment dedicated to Trackers - or exchange-traded funds - daily trading averaged €129 million in May 2002. In May, Euronext is the leading European market for trackers with a market-share of 48.6%. Trades in trackers increased by 39.5% from May 2001 and by 72.9% year-to-date. NextTrack was launched on 9 January 2001 and now counts 59 Tracker funds.

The Euronext 100 blue chip index was down 3.9% in May and the Next 150 index was down 3.8%.

As of 31 May 2002, the market capitalisation of the 1,551 companies listed on Euronext markets totalled €2,025 billion.