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Cash markets with highest February turnover since 2008

Release date: 01 Mar 2018 | Deutsche Börse

Cash markets with highest February turnover since 2008

Trading volume of €158.5 billion / Increase of 45 per cent year-on-year

With a turnover of €158.5 billion in February, Deutsche Börse cash markets have achieved the highest February turnover since 2008 (February 2017: €109.0 billion).

Of the €158.5 billion, €143.4 billion were attributable to Xetra (February 2017: €97.8 billion). The average daily turnover on Xetra was thus €7.2 billion. Order book turnover on Börse Frankfurt totalled €4.3 billion (February 2017: €4.0 billion) and on Tradegate Exchange €10.8 billion (February 2017: €7.2 billion).

Split by asset classes, cash market turnover in equities reached about €138.3 billion. Turnover in ETFs/ETCs/ETNs amounted to €18.0 billion. Turnover in bonds was €0.4 billion, in structured products €1.4 billion and in funds €0.3 billion.

The DAX security with the highest turnover on Xetra in February was Daimler AG at €7.0 billion. Covestro AG led the MDAX equities with €1.7 billion, while Aroundtown SA topped the SDAX equity index with €272 million, and Wirecard AG headed TecDAX with €1.2 billion. The ETF with the highest turnover on Xetra was iShares Core DAX UCITS ETF with €1.4 billion.

Further details are available online in Deutsche Börse’s cash market statistics at For a pan-European comparison of trading locations, see the statistics provided by the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) at

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