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OCC August 2021 Total Volume Up 30.8 Percent Compared to August 2020

Securities lending average daily loan value up 83.7 percent year over year

September 02, 2021
Chicago -

OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that August 2021 total cleared contract volume was 805,713,175 contracts, up 30.8 percent compared to August 2020 and the highest August on record. Year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume through August was 38,839,193 contracts, up 36.4 percent compared to August 2020.

Options: Total exchange-listed options cleared contract volume was 801,578,079, up 31.0 percent compared to August 2020. Equity options cleared contract volume was 761,891,872 contracts, up 30.8 percent compared to August 2020. This includes ETF options cleared contract volume of 199,457,005, a 5.1 percent increase compared to August 2020. Index options volume was 39,686,207, up 35.0 percent compared to August 2020. OCC's year-to-date average daily cleared options volume is 38,610,059 contracts.

Futures: Total futures cleared contract volume was 4,135,096, a 1.3 percent decrease compared to August 2020. OCC's year-to-date average daily cleared futures volume is 229,135 contracts.

Securities Lending: The average daily loan value at OCC in August 2021 was $126,230,820,638, an 83.7 percent increase compared to August 2020. Securities lending CCP activity increased by 59.5 percent in new loans compared to August 2020 with 170,026 transactions last month.

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August 2021 Total Contract Volume

August 2020 Total Contract Volume

August 2021 Total Contract % Change
vs 2020

YTD Avg Daily Contract 2021

YTD Avg Daily Contract 2020

August 2021 % Change vs 2020

Equity Options

761,891,872

582,394,732

30.8%

36,722,657

26,272,427

39.8%

Index Options

39,686,207

29,389,883

35.0%

1,887,402

1,939,944

-2.7%

Total Options

801,578,079

611,784,615

31.0%

38,610,059

28,212,371

36.9%

Futures

4,135,096

4,187,787

-1.3%

229,135

253,693

-9.7%

Total Volume

805,713,175

615,972,402

30.8%

38,839,193

28,466,064

36.4%

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