A total volume of €296.8 billion was traded on all German stock exchanges in January – a rise of 10% month on month (December 2004: € 269.8 billion).
This total included €232.9 billion in equities, warrants and exchange traded funds, as well as €63.9 billion in fixed-income securities.
Order book statistics, which are based on single counting of all transactions in the order book of Xetra and broker-supported trading on the floor, show that the German stock exchanges generated an equities turnover of €91.5 billion in January – an increase of 29% month on month (December 2004: €71 billion). German equities accounted for €86.3 billion of this total, with foreign equities comprising €5.2 billion.
In January, around 97 percent of transactions with German equities were executed on Xetra and on the floor of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB). In foreign equities, 79 percent were traded on Xetra and the floor of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. 6.4 million transactions were executed on Xetra in January – roughly 24 percent more month on month (December 2004: 5.2 million).