Commodity trading in European ETF market continues to grow
Commodity trading in the European exchange-traded fund market continues to grow, making it the second largest area in European ETPs, according to the latest trading figures from Lyxor.
Reported weekly on-exchange ETP turnover increased by one per cent on the previous week at EUR9.48bn.
Underlying equity market activity (measured by the Stoxx Europe 600 Index turnover) fell by 17.7 per cent at EUR98bn.
Reported on exchange ETP trading was 9.65 per cent of equivalent equity market activity.
Regional turnover continued to fall down by 15.8 per cent on the previous week. Commodity turnover increased by 11.57 per cent and it is now the second largest area by traded volumes. Fixed income turnover, meanwhile, was also up increasing by 11.78 per cent on the previous week.
On a 20 day basis Lyxor was ranked number two with 18.22 per cent market share, with iShares at number one with market share of 35.89 per cent.
On a five-day basis Lyxor was ranked number two with 17.40 per cent market share; iShares’ market share on a five day basis was 35.29 per cent.
The LSE had the largest market share on both a five and 20 day basis with 33.8 per cent on a 20 day basis and 36.7 per cent on a five-day basis.
The Deutsche Boerse follows with market share of 24.78 per cent on a 20 day basis and 22.09 per cent on a five-day basis.
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