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Strong Signs Of Recovery In Exchanges Sector - FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index Closes At Its Highest Since May 2008

Date 23/12/2013

The exchanges sector is riding a wave which could demonstrate a steady recovery is underway in the financial markets. Year-to-date, share values of publicly listed exchanges have increased significantly, with a 30.9 per cent increase in the FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index.

This compares to a minimal increase in the Index of 8 per cent to 30 November 2012, and a 17.7 per cent decrease, in the year to 30 November 2011.

The Index*, which aims to reflect market sentiment and is a key indicator of the exchanges’ performance, saw a 5.6 per cent increase in November 2013.

Commenting on the Index which closed up at 29,738.53 on 29 November 2013, the highest closing value since May 2008, Herbie Skeete, Managing Director, Mondo Visione and Co-founder of the Index said:

“This has been a good month for the Index. The current levels have not been seen since June 2008. Predicting the future is always a mug’s game but one thing is for sure - 2014 will be another year of change, innovation and survival of the fittest in the world of trading venues.”

Following the acquisition of NYSE Euronext by IntercontinentalExchange Group on November 13th, NYSE Euronext has been removed from the Index.

The FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index best performer by capital returns in US dollars was Japan Exchange Group with a 15.6 per cent increase in share price from 31 October to 29 November 2013. The next best performer was Romania’s S.C. Bursa de Valori Bucuresti SA with an 11.4 per cent increase over the same period.

The FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index worst performer by capital returns in US dollars was Brazil’s BM&F Bovespa with an 11 per cent decrease in share price from 31 October to 29 November 2013. This was followed by the Warsaw Stock Exchange with a 3.9 per cent decrease over the same period.

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For more information please contact:

Waitui Communications

 

Belinda Leslie

Belinda.Leslie@waituicomms.com

 

  

Monthly FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index Performance (Capital Return, USD)

November 2011

-4.5%

December 2011

-3.8%

January 2012

5.8%

February 2012

11.1%

March 2012

-2.1%

April 2012

-5.7%

May 2012

-11.4%

June 2012

6.0%

July 2012

-0.5%

August 2012

1.1%

September 2012

4.8%

October 2012

1.5%

November 2012

-1.0%

December 2012

5.2%

January 2013

10.5%

February 2013

1.4%

March 2013

0.8%

April 2013

2.0%

May 2013

0.8%

June 2013

-0.9%

July 2013

2.1%

August 2013

-3.4%

September 2013

5.7%

October 2013

3.4%

November 2013

5.6%

 

Notes to Editors

*The FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index is compiled by FTSE Group from data based on the share price performance of listed exchanges and trading platforms. 

About FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index

The FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index, a joint venture between FTSE Group and Mondo Visione, was established in 2000.

It is the first Index in the world to focus on listed exchanges and other trading venues. The FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index compares performance of individual exchanges and trading platforms and provides a reliable barometer of the health and performance of the exchange sector.

It enables investors to track 25 publicly listed exchanges and trading floors and focuses attention of the market on this important sector.

The FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index includes all publicly traded stock exchanges and trading floors:

  • Australian Securities Exchange Ltd
  • BM&F Bovespa 
  • Bolsa Mexicana de Valores SA
  • Bolsa y Mercado Espanoles
  • Bulgarian Stock Exchange
  • Bursa de Valori Bucuresti SA
  • Bursa Malaysia
  • CBOE Holdings
  • CME Group
  • Deutsche Bourse
  • Dubai Financial Market
  • Hellenic Exchanges SA
  • Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd
  • Intercontinental Exchange Inc
  • Japan Exchange Group, Inc
  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange Ltd
  • London Stock Exchange
  • Moscow Exchange
  • Multi Commodity Exchange of India
  • NASDAQ OMX Group
  • New Zealand Exchange Ltd
  • Philippine Stock Exchange
  • Singapore Exchange Ltd
  • TMX Group
  • Warsaw Stock Exchange

About Mondo Visione

Mondo Visione is the leading source of insight and knowledge about the world’s exchanges and trading venues. Since 1991, Mondo Visione has provided those who operate and invest in the global markets with fast, reliable information, delivered in print and online.  The company also organises conferences and events where market professionals can share ideas and experience with their peers, regulators, system providers, academics and journalists.

Mondo Visione publishes the industry-standard Handbook of World Stock, Derivative and Commodity Exchanges, which provides trading, settlement and organisational information for around 250 exchanges in over 100 countries. The handbook, which celebrated its 20th year of publication in 2010, is produced annually and is available in hardcopy and online.

World Exchanges: Global Industry Outlook and Investment Analysis is a quarterly investment analysis of the listed exchanges sector and 19 of the leading publicly-owned exchanges from around the world.

Mondo Visione also publishes Trading Places, a monthly digest of news and comment about the global exchange industry, and together with FTSE Group owns and publishes the FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index, which tracks the stock market performance of listed exchanges.

For further information please visit www.mondovisione.com

November 2013 Report - FTSE Mondo Visione Exchanges Index