OCC May 2020 Total Volume Up 17.3 Percent from a Year Ago

OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that May 2020 total cleared contract volume was 545,272,318 contracts, up 17.3 percent from May 2019. OCC’s year-to-date average daily total cleared contract volume is 27,748,391 contracts, up 41.5 percent from 2019.

Options: Total exchange-listed options cleared contract volume was 541,893,917, up 18.9 percent from 455,941,785 contracts in May 2019. Equity options volume was 511,622,104 contracts, up 26 percent from May 2019. This includes ETF option cleared contract volume of 200,253,550, a 14 percent increase compared to May 2019. Index options volume was 30,271,813, a 39.5 percent decrease from May 2019.

Futures: Futures cleared contract volume was 3,378,401, a 62.6 percent decrease from May 2019. OCC's year-to-date average daily cleared futures volume is 295,365 contracts.

Securities Lending: The average daily loan value at OCC in May 2020 was $74,424,510,160, a 0.72 percent increase compared to May 2019. Securities lending CCP activity decreased by 9.68 percent in new loans from May 2019 with 108,016 transactions last month.

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May 2020 Total
Contract
Volume

May 2019 Total
Contract Volume

May Total
Contract %
Change

vs

2019

YTD Avg Daily
Contract 2020

YTD Avg Daily
Contract 2019

% Change
vs
2019

Equity Options

511,622,104

405,895,497

26.0%

25,222,965

17,384,063

45.1%

Index Options

30,271,813

50,046,288

-39.5%

2,230,061

1,915,075

16.4%

Total Options

541,893,917

455,941,785

18.9%

27,453,026

19,299,138

42.3%

Futures

3,378,401

9,029,622

-62.6%

295,365

310,478

-4.9%

Total Volume

545,272,318

464,971,407

17.3%

27,748,391

19,609,616

41.5%

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 2020 Best Clearing House – Equities by Markets Media for the third consecutive year, OCC now provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 21 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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