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OCC May 2022 Total Volume Up 19.7% Year-Over-Year, Highest May on Record

June 02, 2022
Chicago -

OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that year-to-date average daily volume through May 2022 was 41.7 million contracts, up 6.0 percent compared to year-to-date average daily volume through May 2021. Total volume was 866.5 million contracts, up 19.7 percent compared to May 2021.

Highlights

  • ETF options cleared contract volume up 64.1% year-over-year
  • Index options cleared contract volume up 49.4% year-over-year
  • Stock Loan transaction volume up 38.6% year-over-year

Contract Volume

 

May 2022 Contracts

May 2021 Contracts

% Change

2022 YTD ADV

2021 YTD ADV

% Change

Equity Options

455,273,770

467,346,270

-2.6%

23,357,272

26,429,708

-11.6%

ETF Options

345,400,938

210,490,322

64.1%

15,611,054

10,778,874

44.8%

Index Options

60,569,234

40,532,401

49.4%

 2,511,169

 1,910,671

31.4%

Total Options

861,243,942

718,368,993

19.9%

41,479,495

39,119,253

6.0%

Futures

5,236,379

5,372,763

-2.5%

247,462

248,281

-0.3%

Total Volume

866,480,321

723,741,756

19.7%

41,726,957

39,367,534

6.0%

Securities Lending

 

May 2022 Avg. Daily Loan Value

May 2021 Avg. Daily Loan Value

% Change

May 2022 Total Transactions

May 2021 Total Transactions

% Change

Market Loan + Hedge Total

127,290,145,307

120,040,684,754

6.0%

 203,316

146,703

38.6%

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.

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]).