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OCC Total Volume for March 2022 Second Highest Month on Record, Up 4.4% Year-Over-Year

April 04, 2022
Chicago -

OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that year-to-date average daily volume through March 2022 was 42.7 million contracts, up 1.2 percent compared to year-to-date average daily volume through March 2021. Total volume was 943.7 million contracts, up 4.4 percent compared to March 2021.

Highlights

  • Total volume for March 2022 second highest month on record
  • Total volume for Q1 2022 highest quarter on record
  • Stock Loan transaction volume up 47.2% year-over-year

Contract Volume

 

Mar. 2022 Contracts

Mar. 2021 Contracts

% Change

2022 YTD ADV

2021 YTD ADV

% Change

Equity Options

536,853,312

587,866,973

-8.7%

24,412,088

28,585,192

-14.6%

ETF Options

348,859,912

269,041,795

29.7%

15,614,635

11,467,823

36.2%

Index Options

53,449,943

41,744,620

28.0%

 2,437,224

 1,920,855

26.9%

Total Options

939,163,167

898,653,388

4.5%

42,463,947

41,973,869

1.2%

Futures

4,582,248

5,386,241

-14.9%

256,121

257,940

-0.7%

Total Volume

943,745,415

904,039,629

4.4%

42,720,068

42,231,809

1.2%

Q1 2022 Statistics

 

Q1 2022 Contracts

Q1 2021 Contracts

% Change

Total Volume

2,648,644,205

2,576,140,349

2.8%

Securities Lending

 

Mar. 2022 Avg. Daily Loan Value

Mar. 2021 Avg. Daily Loan Value

% Change

Mar. 2022 Total Transactions

Mar. 2021 Total Transactions

% Change

Market Loan + Hedge Total

137,662,019,769

119,120,897,964

15.6%

 211,978

 143,987

32.1%

Additional Data

 

Media Contact:

OCC Public Relations
[email protected]

About OCC

The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC), named Risk Magazine’s 2022 Clearing House of the Year, 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]).