The PSI-20 Index closed at 5,261.15 points in August 2015, reflecting a 8.0% downturn than in July and a 11.5% decrease than that recorded in the same period in 2014. The key issuers on the Index were Jerónimo Martins (13.78%), Galp (12.91%) and EDP (11.70%).
The Index's volatility was 33.79%. This was above the 26.29% recorded in July and the 26.39% recorded in the same period in 2014.
The value of spot secondary market transactions amounted to €1,829.1 million. This is €564.2 million (32.3%) less than the previous month and €591.0 million (24.4%) less than in August 2014. The trading volume of Euronext Lisbon amounted to €1,794.6 million. This reflects a 23.3% downswing when compared to July and a 24.4% decline when compared to the same period in 2014.
The trading volume in debt securities in MTS Portugal amounted to €10,141.0 million in August. This is 14.4% less than in July, with Treasury Bills dropping 9.7% and Treasury Bonds reversing 23.1%.
Market capitalisation of Euronext Lisbon amounted to €243,772.6 million. This corresponds a decrease of €21,111.7 million (8.0%) than the preceding month and 5.2% less than in August 2014. The bond sector recorded a 1.9% monthly downswing to €111,284.6 million and the share sector dropped 12.6% up to €129,759.4 million.
The amount under management in the Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities and Alternative Investment Funds decreased 1.5% in July to €11,430.1 million apropos June. The amount under management of Real Estate Investment Funds and Special Real Estate Investment Funds tumbled 0.7% down to €11,845.3 million in said period.