Spectrum hits milestone: 200 million traded securitised derivatives

Spectrum Markets has exceeded the milestone of 200 million traded securitised derivatives since its launch in October 2019 – only three months after it reached 100 million traded securitised derivatives in April 2020. In July 38.1 million securitised derivatives were traded. This represents a 7.9% increase over the previous month and sets another record. Spectrum Markets has increased its trading volume for the tenth consecutive month of full trading.

The share of out-of-hours trading (i.e. 1730-0900) was 37.7%.

The breakdown of trading volume of securitised derivatives in July is as follows: 87.7% is attributable to indices (June: 81.7%), 7% to FX (June: 11.5%) and 5.3% to commodities (June: 6.8%).

The top traded underlying were DAX with a share of 22.4%, followed by the S&P 500 with 19.4% and the OMX with a share of 18.7%. All 21 underlyings have been traded in July (overview).

Spectrum Markets is a pan-European marketplace where retail investors can invest in structured products via their brokers. From its launch, trading has been available in ten countries: Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Ireland, Finland, and Belgium.

About Spectrum Markets
Spectrum Markets is the trading name of Spectrum MTF Operator GmbH. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, it is a pan-European trading venue for securitised derivatives aimed at financial institutions and their retail investors. Regulated by BaFin and MiFID II compliant, the exchange uses a uniquely open architecture system to allow investors to trade with increased choice, control and stability. Through its pan-European ISIN, 24/5 trading services and its own proprietary venue, Spectrum enables a guaranteed baseline level of liquidity over a range of products and is able to swiftly and safely match a significant number of orders and process multiple quotes every second. Further information can be found at spectrum-markets.com

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