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OCC April 2022 Total Volume Becomes Highest April on Record, Up 9.4% Year-Over-Year

May 03, 2022
Chicago -

OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that year-to-date average daily volume through April 2022 was 41.8 million contracts, up 4.2 percent compared to year-to-date average daily volume through April 2021. Total volume was 782.8 million contracts, up 9.4 percent compared to April 2021.

Highlights

  • Total cleared contract volume (782.8 million) highest on record for month of April
  • ETF options cleared contract volume up 55.4% year-over-year
  • Stock Loan transaction volume up 33.9% year-over-year

Contract Volume

 

Apr. 2022 Contracts

Apr. 2021 Contracts

% Change

2022 YTD ADV

2021 YTD ADV

% Change

Equity Options

436,975,760

484,787,253

-9.9%

23,786,893

27,176,633

-12.5%

ETF Options

294,430,211

189,417,683

55.4%

15,396,800

10,840,913

42.0%

Index Options

46,973,323

37,183,892

26.3%

 2,415,624

 1,882,391

28.3%

Total Options

778,379,294

711,388,828

9.4%

41,599,317

39,899,937

4.3%

Futures

4,372,707

4,217,582

3.7%

246,978

243,316

1.5%

Total Volume

782,752,001

715,606,410

9.4%

41,846,295

40,143,253

4.2%

Securities Lending

 

Apr. 2022 Avg. Daily Loan Value

Apr. 2021 Avg. Daily Loan Value

% Change

Apr. 2022 Total Transactions

Apr. 2021 Total Transactions

% Change

Market Loan + Hedge Total

$134,242,717,203

$116,689,413,560

15.0%

 189,502

 141,482

33.9%

Additional Data

 

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.

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