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Decline in turnover on European structured products market

Decline in turnover on European structured products market
Exchange turnover falls in second quarter of 2014 / Market volume increases slightly

Trading in investment products and leverage products on the European financial markets fell in the second quarter of 2014. At EUR 26.4 billion, the trading volume was down 21.0 percent compared with the previous quarter. Exchange turnover was down 9.8 percent in comparison with the same quarter of 2013. This is one of the findings of an analysis by Derivative Partners Research AG of the latest market data collected by the European Structured Investment Products Association (EUSIPA) from its members.The members of EUSIPA include: Zertifikate Forum Austria (ZFA), Association Française des Produits Dérivés de Bourse (afpdb), Deutscher Derivate Verband (DDV), Associazione Italiana Certificati e prodotti di Investimento (ACEPI), the Swedish Exchange Traded Investment Products Association (SETIPA), the Swiss Structured Products Association (SSPA) and the Netherlands Structured Investment Products Association (NEDSIPA). The trading volume of investment products on the European exchanges in the second quarter of 2014 was EUR 9.4 billion, 35.6 percent of the total turnover. Exchange turnover was down 27.2 percent in comparison with the previous quarter and by 27.9 percent compared with the second quarter of 2013.