Trading volume on Spectrum Markets reaches record high

Spectrum Markets increased its trading volume for eight consecutive months of full trading. In May 34.5 million securitised derivatives were traded. This represents a 22.7% increase over the previous month and sets a record. 

The share of out-of-hours trading (i.e. 1730-0900) was 40.7%, that is equal to the volume in April.

The breakdown of trading volume of securitised derivatives in May is as follows: 86.4% is attributable to indices (April: 84.4%), 7.7% to FX (April: 8.2%) and 5.9% to commodities (April: 7.4%).

The top traded underlyings were S&P 500 with a share of 26.8%, followed by the OMX with 20.4% and the DAX with a share of 20%. All 21 underlyings have been traded in May (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

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