Most major derivatives hubs reported sharp drops in trading for last month
Euronext said its derivatives trading fell
9% and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing saw volumes down 13%
last month, marking the latest exchanges to report a weak
August for trading.
European exchange Euronext reported on
Tuesday a 9% drop in trading on its derivatives markets to 8.5
million lots in August.
The average daily volume on the equity
index contracts was down 38% on August last year to 158,599
contracts and the average daily volume on individual equity
derivatives for the month decreased 44.7% to 164,776 contracts.
Exchange-traded funds followed the same trend with an average
daily transaction value of €335 million (£280.5m),
down 54.9% compared with August 2015.
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