Bats Reports New Record in U.S. Options Trading in October
Bats.com – KANSAS CITY, NEW YORK and LONDON – Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats: BATS) reported October data and highlights, including a new record month for U.S. options trading at 11.8% and strong single-leg equity options market share at 18.2%.
During the month, Bats also announced the successful migration of BZX Options to Bats’ next generation matching engine. Both Bats’ options markets now operate on the latest proprietary technology.
Further highlights for October include:
Remaining the #1 U.S. market operator for ETF trading, executing 23.7% of all volume during the month.
In addition, Bats has won 25% of all new U.S. ETF listings year-to-date vs only 9% for full-year 2015;
Maintaining its position as the second-largest U.S. Equities market operator with 20.3% market share;
Retaining its position as the largest European stock exchange with 23.5% market share and the largest trade reporting facility with €355.7 billion reported to BXTR for the month;
Recording more than $103.3 billion of notional value per day touched by the Bats markets in October, including trades reported to BXTR.
The changes were made to better reflect the evolving nature and spirit of the company.
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