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107 Billion Euros Turnover at Deutsche Börse in September


15 million trades executed on Xetra/ Total volume of 122 billion euros traded on all stock exchanges in Germany

In September, 107.4 billion euros were traded on Xetra® and on the floor at Börse Frankfurt – a decrease of 53 percent year-on-year (September 2008: 229.8 billion euros). Of the 107.4 billion euros, 100.4 billion euros were traded on Xetra, a decrease of 54 percent year-on-year (September 2008: 219.7 billion euros). 7.0 billion euros were traded on the floor.

Turnover in German equities amounted to 92.8 billion euros, while foreign equities turnover stood at 11.5 billion euros. Xetra and the floor at Börse Frankfurt accounted for 97 percent of the transaction volume in German equities on all stock exchanges in Germany. 92 percent of foreign equities traded on stock exchanges in Germany were traded on Xetra and on the floor in Frankfurt.

In September, 15 million transactions were executed on Xetra, a decrease of 33 percent against the same period last year (September 2008: 22 million).

According to the Xetra liquidity measure (XLM), SAP AG was the most liquid DAX® blue chip in September with 7.2 basis points (bp) for an order volume of 100,000 euros. Hochtief AG was the most liquid MDAX® stock with 26.4 bp. The most liquid ETF was the db-x-trackers II EONIA T.R. 1C with 0.3 bp. The most liquid foreign stock was Royal Dutch Shell with 15.1 bp. XLM measures liquidity in electronic securities trading on the basis of the implicit transaction costs. It is expressed in basis points (1 bp = 0.01 percent); a low XLM denotes high liquidity in a security.

Deutsche Bank AG was the DAX stock with the highest turnover on Xetra in September at 6.1 billion euros. HeidelbergCement AG was the top MDAX stock at 1.8 billion euros, while Aareal Bank AG led the SDAX® stocks at 46 million euros and Infineon Technologies AG headed the TecDAX® at 1.1 billion euros. At 1.4 billion euros, the iShares DAX was the exchange-traded fund with the highest turnover.

On all stock exchanges in Germany 121.7 billion euros were traded in September according to orderbook turnover statistics – a decrease of 51 percent compared year-on-year (September 2008: 250.4 billion euros). This total includes 110.5 billion euros in equities, warrants and exchange-traded funds, as well as 11.1 billion euros in fixed-income securities.

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