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2017-05-09 08:54:31

Investor Activity On GPW Group Markets – April 2017

Warsaw, 5 May 2017

PRESS RELEASE – TRADING ON GPW GROUP MARKETS

  • 39.9% trade value increase of equities in the Main Market Electronic Order Book1 to PLN 18.4 billion
  • Average daily trade value of equities in the Electronic Order Book at PLN 1.0 billion (+63.2% YoY)
  • 22.5% YoY trade value increase of bonds in TBSP to PLN 30.6 billion
  • 6.7% YoY volume increase of gas spot transactions to 2.6 TWh
  • 44.5% volume increase of trade in property rights from certificates of origin to 5.7 TWh2

The April 2017 total trade value in Main Market equities was PLN 19.9 billion, representing a 43.8% increase year on year. The trade value of equities in the Electronic Order Book increased by PLN 18.4 billion or 39.9% year on year and the April 2017 average daily trade value of equities in the Electronic Order Book stood at PLN 1.0 billion, an increase of 63.2% year on year. At the end of April 2017, the WIG index stood at 61,644.56 points, representing a 29.4% increase year on year.

The total trade value of NewConnect equities increased by 22.1% year on year. The trade value of equities in the Electronic Order Book on the GPW alternative market was PLN 109.7 million (+16.6% year on year).

The April 2017 total derivatives trade volume was 535.4 thousand contracts, representing a 2.1% decrease year on year. The April 2017 index futures trade volume was 325.0 thousand contracts, representing a 0.4% decrease year on year. The single-stock futures trade volume increased by 16.5% year on year to 117.7 thousand contracts.

At the end of April 2017, the value of non-Treasury bond issues listed on Catalyst was PLN 84.5 billion, representing an 18.6% increase year on year. The trade value of non-Treasury bonds in Catalyst’s Electronic Order Book decreased by 25.4% year on year to PLN 148.8 million.
The April 2017 total trade value of bonds on TBSP was PLN 30.6 billion, representing a 22.5% increase year on year.

The April 2017 total volume of gas transactions was 7.3 TWh, representing a 40.9% decrease year on year. The spot market trade volume increased by 6.7% to 2.6 TWh. The April 2017 total volume of spot and forward electricity transactions was 7.9 TWh, representing a 27.3% decrease year on year.

The April 2017 volume of spot and forward transactions of property rights to certificates of origin excluding the rights to certificates of energy efficiency (“white certificates”)3 was 5.7 TWh, representing a 44.5% increase year on year. The April 2017 trade volume of property rights to certificates of origin of energy efficiency (“white certificates”) was 18.8 ktoe4.

At the end of April 2017, capitalisation of the 433 Main Market domestic companies was PLN 660.6 billion (EUR 156.7 billion). At the same time, total capitalisation of the 487 domestic and foreign Main Market companies was PLN 1,346 billion (EUR 319.1 billion).

In April 2017, the GPW Main Market saw two new IPOs; Griffin Premium RE. and DINO Polska listed with offerings of PLN 508.3 million and PLN 1.65 billion respectively. In April 2017, the company M-TRANS was newly listed on NewConnect (issue of PLN 1.356 million).

GPW held 18 trading sessions in April 2017, 3 more than in April 2016.

The attachment presents details of trading on the markets operated by the GPW Group.

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1 Trading in the session, net of block trades.
2 Excluding property rights to certificates of origin of energy efficiency
3 Certificates of origin of energy efficiency (“white certificates”) are issued, traded, and cleared in different metric units than other certificates on PolPX (toe – tonne of oil equivalent; amount of energy equivalent to one metric tonne of crude oil with a calorific value of 10,000 kcal/kg).
4 ktoe = 1,000 toe, Mtoe = 1,000,000 toe.

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Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW) is the biggest securities exchange in Central and Eastern Europe. GPW operates a regulated market of shares and derivative instruments and the alternative stock market NewConnect for growing companies. GPW is developing Catalyst, a market for issuers of corporate and municipal bonds, as well as commodity markets. Since 9 November 2010, GPW is a public company listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange. For more information, visit http://www.gpw.pl

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