OCC April 2020 Total Volume Up 42.9 Percent From a Year Ago

CHICAGO--()--OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that April 2020 total cleared contract volume was 551,538,080 contracts, up 42.9 percent from April 2019. OCC’s year-to-date average daily total cleared contract volume is 27,865,203 contracts.

Options: Total exchange-listed options cleared contract volume was 548,883,225, up 44.3 percent from 380,420,404 in April 2019. Equity options volume was 515,812,617 contracts, up 49.6 percent from April 2019. This includes ETF option cleared contract volume of 238,710,718, a 91.9 percent increase compared to April 2019. Index options volume was 33,070,608, a seven percent decrease from April 2019.

Futures: Futures cleared contract volume was 2,654,855, a 52.1 percent decrease from April 2019. OCC's year-to-date average daily cleared futures volume is 325,834 contracts.

Securities Lending: The average daily loan value at OCC in April 2020 was $72,649,346,808 a 4.02 percent increase compared to April 2019. Securities lending CCP activity increased by 2.51 percent in new loans from April 2019 with 111,877 transactions last month.

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April 2020 Total
Contract
Volume

April 2019
Total Contract Volume

April Total
Contract %
Change
vs
2019

YTD Avg Daily
Contract 2020

YTD Avg Daily
Contract 2019

% Change
vs
2019

Equity
Options

515,812,617

344,847,772

49.6%

25,136,665

17,098,135

47.0%

Index
Options

33,070,608

35,572,632

-7.0%

2,402,704

1,818,555

32.1%

Total
Options

548,883,225

380,420,404

44.3%

27,539,369

18,916,690

45.6%

Futures

2,654,855

5,542,302

-52.1%

325,834

283,660

14.9%

Total
Volume

551,538,080

385,962,706

42.9%

27,865,203

19,200,350

45.1%

About OCC

OCC is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC operates under the jurisdiction of both the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a registered clearing agency and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a Derivatives Clearing Organization. Named 2019 Best Clearing House by Markets Media, OCC now provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms for options, financial futures, security futures, and securities lending transactions. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com

Contacts

Michael Shore
312-322-1150
mshore@theocc.com

Contacts

Michael Shore
312-322-1150
mshore@theocc.com