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OCC Announces Cleared Contract Volume in June Rose 11%

CHICAGO (July 1, 2013) - OCC announced today that total cleared contract volume in June reached 367,660,030 contracts, an 11 percent increase from the June 2012 volume of 329,891,797 contracts. OCC's average daily volume for the month was up 17 percent with 18,383,002 contracts. OCC ended the first half of the year with total cleared contract volume reaching 2,142,294,926 contracts, 2 percent higher than the first half volume of 2012.

Options: Exchange-listed options volume reached 361,180,257 contracts in June, an 11 percent increase from June 2012. Average daily options trading volume for the month was 18,059,013 contracts, 16 percent higher than June 2012. Year-to-date total options volume is up 1 percent with 2,112,336,178 contracts in 2013.

Futures: Futures cleared by OCC reached 6,479,773 contracts in June, up 59 percent from June 2012. OCC cleared an average of 323,989 futures contracts per day last month, a 67 percent increase from June 2012. OCC's year-to-date cleared futures volume is up 77 percent with 29,958,748 contracts in 2013.

Securities Lending: OCC's securities lending CCP activities saw a 5 percent decline in new loans from June 2012 with 114,816 transactions last month. Year-to-date stock loan activity is up 28 percent from 2012 with 638,520 new loan transactions in 2013. The average daily loan value at OCC in June was $56,188,067,455.

 
June 2013 Total Contract Volume
June 2012 Total Contract Volume
Total Contract % Change vs. 2012
YTD. Avg. Daily Contract 2013
YTD. Avg. Daily Contract 2012
Avg. Daily Contract % Change vs. 2012
Equity Options
326,896,154
297,841,102
9.76%
15,444,729
15,391,442
0.35%
Index Options
34,284,103
27,971,992
22.57%
1,590,239
1,281,381
24.10%
Debt Options
0
0
n/a
1
0
n/a
Total Options
361,180,257
325,813,094
10.86%
17,034,969
16,672,823
2.17%
Equity Futures
780,133
868,512
-10.18%
36,197
20,669
75.13%
Index / Other Futures
5,699,640
3,210,191
77.55%
205,406
114,412
79.53%
Total Futures
6,479,773
4,078,703
58.87%
241,603
135,081
78.86%
Total Volume
367,660,030
329,891,797
11.45%
17,276,572
16,807,904
2.79%

About OCC

OCC is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC operates under the jurisdiction of both the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a Registered Clearing Agency and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a Derivatives Clearing Organization. OCC now provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 17 exchanges and trading platforms for options, financial and commodity futures, security futures and securities lending transactions. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.