|Trading Data compiled from the Federation of European Securities Exchanges for 2003-2011|
Yes, those numbers really are in Millions of Euros. And yes, the total for 2011 looks set to reach €638 trillion. (€638 000 000 000 000). The markets haven't quite reached the peak of 2008 when the total reached nearly €650 trillion, but it's looking pretty healthy. Certainly a lot more healthy than the rest of the economy.
Yes, I think that there is some potential for taxation revenues in there. Let's do it.