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Strongest July ever at the Nordic Exchange

Pressmeddelande   •   Aug 01, 2007 15:03 CEST

Summer trading on the Nordic Exchange has been very strong. In July the average daily share trading increased by 67 percent compared to last year, amounting to EUR 4.7 billion (July 2006: 2.8 billion) and the number of trades increased by 85 percent compared to last year, amounting to 173,250 trades per day (July 2006: 93,470 trades per day). In July, 7 new companies have been welcomed to the Nordic Exchange, which now encompasses a total of 840 companies.

Industrials most traded sector
The most traded sector in July was Industrials, with a turnover of EUR 26.2
billion (June 2007: EUR 26.3 billion) followed by Information Technology with a
turnover of EUR 21.9 billion (June 2007: EUR 23.5 billion).

Trading in July
The value of average daily share trading amounted to EUR 4.7 billion, as
compared to EUR 4.8 billion during the past 12-month period. The average number
of trades per business day amounted to 173,250, as compared to 156,161 during
the past 12-month period. The average daily trading volume in Swedish, Finnish
and Danish equity and fixed-income derivative products amounted to 523,615
contracts, as compared to 612,956 contracts during the past 12-month period.


Most traded companies this month
Large Cap Daily turnover, MEUR
Nokia Oyj 563
Ericsson Telefonab LM 369
Actavis Group hf. 167
Mid Cap
Tanganyika Oil Corp. 7.6
Telelogic AB 5.9
Keops A/S 5.2
Small Cap
Karo Bio AB 1.7
Dantherm 1.6
Opcon AB 0.8
First North
Century Aluminum 1.6

Most active members this month
Large Cap Market share
by turnover
Morgan Stanley 7.06%
SEB Enskilda AB 5.62%
Glitnir AB 5.28%
Mid Cap
SEB Enskilda AB 11.99%
Sv. Handelsbanken AB 4.92%
Danske Bank A/S 4.35%
Small Cap
Nordnet AB 9.58%
Avanza AB 8.65%
Danske Bank A/S 6.43%
First North
Avanza AB 14.51%


Market development this month
Index Monthly change YTD Index Monthly change YTD
OMXN40 -0.2% +11.6% Industrials +1.7% +27.6%
OMXN Large Cap +0.2% +12.1% Consumer Disc. -1.7% +9.5%
OMXN Mid Cap -0.3% + 8.3% Consumer Staples -1.9% + 4.1%
OMXN Small Cap -1.5% + 6.1% Health Care -2.7% + 1.3%
First North EUR -1.4% - 2.4% Financials +1.8% + 4.8%
OMXBBPI +2.8% + 10.6% IT -1.8% +13.9%
Energy -2.3% +5.5% Telecom +2.4% +1.0%
Materials -2.6% + 5.6% Utilities +2.7% +10.8%

For more information on number of companies, bonds, covered warrants and
members, please see attached PDF-file.

More detailed statistics will be
available later today at
http://omxgroup.com/nordicexchange/Themarket/Statisticsanalysis/

For more information, please contact

Anders Rubensson, Stockholm +46 8 405 63 03

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