Taking stock: After years of contraction, rising trade volume is expected to lead the industry back to growth

While the role of the Stock and Commodity Exchanges industry in the financial sector has remained essential, falling trade volume over the past five years, particularly for the largest exchanges, has tempered industry performance, especially in the first half of the period. As a result of growing trade volumes, cost savings associated with mergers and acquisitions and an increasing penchant for high-margin derivatives, industry revenue is expected to grow over the five years to 2016. Over the five years to 2021, industry revenue is forecast to increase. Increased trade volume is forecast to raise clearing and transaction fees, while growing corporate profit is anticipated to increase demand for the provision of market data...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Anticipated increases in trade volume and consolidation in the industry will boost industry performance
  • Markets have become more automated, leading to a decrease in employment
  • Regulatory changes could potentially dampen trading volume growth and curtail industry revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Stock and Commodity Exchanges industry is part of a national market system in which the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and a number of self-regulatory organizations oversee a relatively small number of registered national securities that facilitate trading through electronic communication networks (ECNs) in over-the-counter (OTC) markets regulated by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. These dealers also use electronic crossing systems to directly broker large transactions between securities traders.Industry operators primarily generate revenue from clearing and transaction fees, which are anticipated to account for 70.1% of industry revenue in 2016. Con...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry are

  • Fast and efficient trading, clearing and settlement systems and processes
  • Compliance with government regulations
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new products and client needs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Corporate profit and Investor uncertainty in the Stock & Commodity Exchanges industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry?

    This industry is composed of financial intermediaries that provide physical trading floors or electronic marketplaces where buyers and sellers arrange trades in securities, commodities and related contracts. This report includes discussion of exchanges and alternative trading systems, as well as broker-dealers who match trades of securities in off-exchange transactions. It excludes discussion of the trading of debt securities, currencies, real assets and physical commodities.

    Industry Products
  • Clearing and transaction services
  • Listing services
  • Market data
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing clearing and transactions services
  • Providing market data
  • Providing listing services
  • Providing technology services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Investor uncertainty
  • Personal savings rate
  • Regulation for the Investment Management industries
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Trade volume fluctuations
  • Global automated exchanges
  • Alternative trading systems
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Global and major player consolidation
  • Regulatory changes and carbon trading
  • Table: Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Finance and Insurance
  • IT Consulting
  • Software Publishing

  • Products & Services
  • Clearing and transaction services
  • Market data
  • Other
  • Listing services
  • Chart: Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Business sentiment and investor confidence
  • Growth in financial products

  • Major Markets
  • Institutional investors
  • Individual investors
  • Corporations (IPOs and listing fees)
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Transaction-based expenses
  • Wages and depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Stock & Commodity Exchanges

  • Basis of Competition
  • Technology
  • IPO and foreign company listings

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    CME Group Inc.Intercontinental Exchange Inc.NASDAQ Inc. BATS Global Markets Inc.
  • Table: CME Group Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Intercontinental Exchange Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: NASDAQ Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: BATS Global Markets Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Stock & Commodity Exchanges Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Corporate Profit (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Raw goods or primary products that are typically products of agriculture or mining and extraction.
  • Dark Pool
  • An alternative trading system in which institutional investors trade securities without revealing their identity or the final buy/sell price of the security.
  • Electronic Communications Network (Ecn)
  • An electronic system that automatically and directly matches buy and sell orders at specified prices.
  • Option
  • A contract that gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or to sell a particular asset at a later time for a specified price.
  • Securities Futures
  • Contracts to buy or sell a specific amount of a certain security at a future date, or based on a future price.
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