The Spanish Stock Exchange traded in Variable income 378,120.9 million euros in the whole of 2021, 11.9% less than the previous year. The effective volume contracted in December was 27,766.9 million euros, 29.6% lower than in November and 23.5% lower than the same month the previous year. The number of accumulated negotiations until December 2021 amounted to 45.1 million, 19.0% less than the previous year, after registering 3.2 million in the last month of the year, 21.5% below the previous month and 28.5% less than in December 2020.
During the year, BME reached a 71.56% market share in Spanish securities trading. The average spread for the year was 5.82 basis points in the first price level (14.7% better than the next trading center) and 8.55 basis points with a depth of 25,000 euros in the order book ( 33.9% better), according to the independent LiquidMetrix report. These figures include the trading carried out in the trading centers, both in the transparent order book (LIT), including auctions, and the non-transparent trading (dark) carried out outside the book.
The volume contracted in the markets of Fixed Income reached 234,019.8 million of euros in 2021, after collecting the 7,908.3 million euros in December, which shows a cumulative annual decrease of 16.2%. Admissions to trading, including issues of Public Debt and Private Fixed Income, amounted to 393,415.6 million euros, which implies a decrease of 2.6% compared to the amount registered in 2020. In December, the volume admitted was of 19,711.3 million.
At the end of the year, the outstanding balance stood at 1.72 trillion euros, with a decrease of 0.6% in the month, but an increase of 4.1% compared to the same month of the previous year.
In the market of Financial derivatives, the negotiation increased 13.7% in December in the contracts of Futures on IBEX 35 with respect to the same month of the previous year. There was also a 3.4% increase in trading in Stock Futures contracts in the accumulated of 2021. The open position ends the year with an increase in Stock Futures contracts of 33% and in Stock contracts. Options on Mini IBEX of 4.6%.