ATLANTA & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today reported March and first quarter 2018 trading volume and related revenue statistics, which can be viewed on the company’s investor relations website at http://ir.theice.com/ir-resources/supplemental-information in the Monthly Statistics Tracking spreadsheet.
"With record futures volume in the first quarter, 2018 is off to a strong start," said ICE President Ben Jackson. "Whether in crude oil, ags or interest rates, our liquid, global markets enable customers to manage risk during periods of high volatility."
1Q18 highlights include:
- Record Total Futures ADV up 4% y/y; record Futures OI
- Record Total Commodities ADV up 4% y/y
- Record Total Energy futures ADV up 3% y/y, led by record Gasoil ADV up 28% y/y
- Record Ags & Metals futures ADV up 18% y/y, driven by record Sugar futures ADV up 17% y/y, record Cocoa ADV up 20% y/y and record Cotton futures ADV up 23% y/y
- Record Interest Rate futures ADV up 9% y/y, driven by record Sterling ADV up 20% y/y and record Gilt ADV up 13% y/y
- Record MSCI ADV up 46% y/y
- NYSE equity ADV up 9% y/y, equity options up 62% y/y
- Record CDS gross notional cleared up 59% y/y
ICE will report first quarter 2018 earnings on Thursday, May 3, 2018.
About Intercontinental Exchange
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE) is a Fortune 500 and Fortune Future 50 company formed in the year 2000 to modernize markets. ICE serves customers by operating the exchanges, clearing houses and information services they rely upon to invest, trade and manage risk across global financial and commodity markets. A leader in market data, ICE Data Services serves the information and connectivity needs across virtually all asset classes. As the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, the company raises more capital than any other exchange in the world, driving economic growth and transforming markets.
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Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 -- Statements in this press release regarding ICE's business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see ICE's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017, as filed with the SEC on February 7, 2018.
SOURCE: Intercontinental Exchange