OCC Cleared Contract Volume up Two Percent in June

Securities lending CCP activity up 27 percent in June and 20 percent year-to-date

Futures volume up 16 percent in June and 44 percent year-to-date

CHICAGO--()--OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that cleared contract volume in June reached 387,597,223 contracts, a two percent increase from the June 2016 volume of 378,908,938 contracts. OCC’s year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume was also up two percent from 2016 with 17,174,603 contracts. Cleared futures volume was up 16 percent in June with 13,194,530 contracts, and securities lending CCP activity was up 27 percent over June 2016 with 1,142,708 new loan transactions.

Options: Exchange-listed options volume reached 374,402,693 contracts in June, a two percent increase from June 2016 volume. Year-to-date average daily options volume is up one percent with 16,617,442 contracts.

Equity options volume in June was 336,306,793 contracts, a four percent increase from June 2016. This includes cleared ETF options volume of 141,879,877 contracts last month, a 14 percent decrease over June 2016 volume of 165,801,003 contracts. Index options volume in June was down 16 percent with 38,095,900 contracts.

Futures: OCC cleared futures volume in June reached 13,194,530 contracts, a 16 percent increase from June 2016. OCC’s year-to-date average daily cleared futures volume is up 44 percent with 557,161 contracts in 2017.

Securities Lending: OCC's securities lending CCP activity in June was up 27 percent in new loans with 204,340 transactions. Year-to-date stock loan activity is up 20 percent from 2016 with 1,142,708 new loan transactions. The average daily loan value cleared by OCC in June was $154,409,839,841.

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OCC CLEARED CONTRACT VOLUME JUNE 2017
    June 2017 Total Contract Volume   June 2016 Total Contract Volume   June Total Contract % Change vs. 2016   YTD. Avg. Daily Contract 2017   YTD. Avg. Daily Contract 2016   Avg. Daily Contract % Change vs. 2016
Equity Options   336,306,793   322,284,845   4.35%   14,709,914   14,669,081   0.28%
ETF Options   141,879,877   165,801,003   -14.4%   6,189,838   6,752,579   -8.33%
Index Options   38,095,900   45,273,348   -15.9%   1,907,528   1,764,818   8.09%
Total Options   374,402,693   367,558,193   1.86%   16,617,442   16,433,899   1.12%
Total Futures   13,194,530   11,350,745   16.2%   557,161   386,756   44.1%
Total Volume   387,597,223   378,908,938   2.29%   17,174,603   16,820,655   2.10%
           

About OCC

OCC is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization and the foundation for secure markets. Founded in 1973, OCC operates under the jurisdiction of both the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a Derivatives Clearing Organization. Named 2016 Clearinghouse of the Year - The Americas by FOW Magazine and 2016 Clearinghouse of the Year by Global Investor/ISF Magazine, OCC now provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 20 exchanges and trading platforms for options, financial futures, security futures, and securities lending transactions. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.

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OCC announced that cleared contract volume in June reached 387,597,223 contracts, a two percent increase from June 2016 cleared volume.