December 2008 monthly figures
Strong securities business at year-end: more than 800,000 securities orders
Quickborn. comdirect bank (www.comdirect.de) executed 821,936 securities orders in December. In November, this figure stood at 791,547.
Total assets under custody totalled EUR 20.34 bn in December (November: EUR 19.85 bn). Of this figure, EUR 6.76 bn is attributable to portfolio volume (November: EUR 6.32 bn), EUR 3.12 bn to funds volume (November: EUR 2.79 bn) and EUR 10.47 bn to deposit volume (November: EUR 10.74 bn).
At the end of December, comdirect bank had 1,349,297 customers (November: 1,327,107). The number of custody accounts amounted to 697,806 (November: 687,990). The number of current accounts increased to 425,149 (November: 404,162) and the number of Tagesgeld PLUS ("call money plus") accounts climbed to 814,516 (November: 787,855). The number of customers in the advisory subsidiary, comdirect private finance, rose to 46,585 in December (November: 44,693).
On the fifth working day following the month-end, the latest comdirect figures are posted on the bank's website at , under "Facts & figures".