10.05.2021

OCC Reports Highest September on Record for Cleared Volume

OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced that September 2021 total cleared contract volume was 816,942,764 contracts, up 21.8 percent compared to September 2020 and the highest September on record. Year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume through September 2021 was 38,846,212 contracts, up 34.6 percent compared to September 2020.

Options: Total exchange-listed options cleared contract volume was 811,458,905, up 21.7 percent compared to September 2020. Equity options cleared contract volume was 763,992,378 contracts, up 20.7 percent compared to September 2020. This includes ETF options cleared contract volume of 241,270,297, a 10.3 percent increase compared to September 2020. Index options volume was 47,466,527, up 39.6 percent compared to September 2020. OCC’s year-to-date average daily cleared options volume is 38,613,503 contracts.

Futures: Total futures cleared contract volume was 5,483,859, a 29.3 percent increase compared to September 2020. OCC’s year-to-date average daily cleared futures volume is 232,709 contracts.

Securities Lending: The average daily loan value at OCC in September 2021 was $127,662,406,277, a 74.5 percent increase compared to September 2020. Securities lending CCP activity increased by 54.3 percent in new loans compared to September 2020 with 170,991 transactions last month.

Source: OCC

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