06.02.2016

OCC Cleared Contract Volume Rises Four Percent in May

OCC.com – CHICAGO  – OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced that cleared contract volume in May reached 319,533,636 contracts, a four percent increase from the May 2015 volume of 308,639,215 contracts. OCC’s year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume is also up four percent from 2015 with 16,734,689 contracts.

Options: Exchange-listed options volume reached 311,177,955 contracts in May, a two percent increase from May 2015. Year-to-date average daily options volume is up three percent, with 16,375,526 contracts.

 Equity options volume in May was 278,683,441 contracts, a one percent increase from May 2015. This includes cleared ETF options volume of 120,977,610 contracts last month, a 15 percent increase over May 2015 volume of 105,173,938 contracts.Index options volume in May was up 13 percent from May 2015 with 32,494,514 contracts.

Futures: OCC cleared futures volume in May reached 8,355,681 contracts, an 86 percent increase from the May 2015 volume of 4,505,481 contracts. OCC’s year-to-date average daily cleared futures volume is up 66 percent from 2015 with 359,163 contracts.

Securities Lending: OCC’s securities lending CCP activity in May was up 52 percent in new loans from May 2015 with 167,054 transactions last month. Year-to-date stock loan activity is up 46 percent from 2015 with 787,220 new loan transactions in 2016. The average daily loan value cleared by OCC in May was $141,315,203,588.

 

For 2016 monthly exchange market share information, click here.

 

OCC CLEARED CONTRACT VOLUME MAY 2016
May 2016 Total Contract Volume May 2015 Total Contract Volume May Total Contract % Change vs. 2015 YTD. Avg. Daily Contract 2016 YTD. Avg. Daily Contract 2015 Avg. Daily Contract % Change vs. 2015
Equity Options 278,683,441 275,408,858 1.19% 14,673,304 14,508,906 1.13%
Index Options 32,494,514 28,724,876 13.1% 1,702,222 1,418,163 20.0%
Total Options 311,177,955 304,133,734 2.32% 16,375,526 15,927,070 2.82%
Total Futures 8,355,681 4,505,481 85.5% 359,163 217,073 65.5%
Total Volume 319,533,636 308,639,215 3.53% 16,734,689 16,144,143 3.66%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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