The trading volume on the Spanish stock market reached €42.3 billion in September, in line with 2016 2 October, 2017-continued

October 2, 2017--Trading volume grows 25.7% from August
In the first nine months of the year trading volume totalled €493 billion
The number of equity trades in September grew 5.1% from the previous month
The trading volume in MEFF in September was up almost 10% year-on-year
New admissions on MARF in September were up 51.6% on the year.

The trading volume in September in the Spanish Stock Market came in at €42.3 billion, up 25.7% from the preceding month and a figure in line with last year's (€42.8 billion, -1.3%). The trading volume for the first nine months of the year totalled €493 billion, down 4% from the same period in 2016.Equities.

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The ECB announced 'a sea change but a very gentle one'
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Carsten Kengeter to step down as CEO of Deutsche Borse as of 31 December 2017
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Ultumus-Single Company Leveraged ETPs
October 25, 2017--UK
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