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OCC January 2022 Total Volume Becomes Highest January on Record

Year-to-date cleared contract volume through end of January up 6.4 percent year-over-year

February 02, 2022
Chicago -

OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that average daily volume for January 2022 was 44.9 million contracts, up 1.1 percent compared to January 2021. Total volume was 897.6 million contracts, up 6.4 percent compared to January 2021.

Highlights

  • Total cleared contracts (897.6 million) highest on record for month of January
  • Single-day total volume records broken twice on two consecutive trading days:
    • Friday, January 21: 63.5 million
    • Monday, January 24: 63.7 million
  • Stock Loan transaction volume up 57.6% year-over-year

Contract Volume

 

Jan. 2022 Contracts

Jan. 2021 Contracts

% Change

2022 YTD ADV

2021 YTD ADV

% Change

Equity Options

527,485,192

583,409,206

-9.6%

26,374,260

30,705,748

-14.1%

ETF Options

312,337,990

216,820,145

44.1%

15,616,900

11,411,587

36.9%

Index Options

51,617,316

38,110,439

35.4%

 2,580,866

 2,005,813

28.7%

Total Options

891,440,498

838,339,790

6.3%

44,572,026

44,123,148

1.0%

Futures

6,117,218

5,202,500

17.6%

305,861

273,816

11.7%

Total Volume

897,557,716

843,542,290

6.4%

44,877,887

44,396,964

1.1%

 

Securities Lending

 

Jan. 2022 Avg. Daily Loan Value

Jan. 2021 Avg. Daily Loan Value

% Change

Jan. 2022 Total Transactions

Jan. 2021 Total Transactions

% Change

Market Loan + Hedge Total

$132,125,002,110

$106,204,838,315

24.4%

177,228

112,448

57.6%

 

Additional Data

 

Media Contact:

OCC Public Relations
[email protected]

About OCC

The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.

This web site discusses exchange-traded options issued by The Options Clearing Corporation. No statement in this web site is to be construed as an endorsement, recommendation or solicitation to purchase or sell a security, or to provide investment advice. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling an option, a person must receive a copy of the disclosure document, Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Individuals should not enter into option transactions until they have read and understood this document. To obtain copies, contact your broker, any exchange on which options are traded, or The Options Clearing Corporation, 125 S. Franklin Street, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60606 ([email protected]).