OCC announced today that total cleared contract volume reached 360,585,699 in July, a 10 percent increase from the July 2013 volume of 328,899,421 contracts. This represents the second highest July volume on record following the July 2008 volume of 366,783,829 contracts. OCC's year-to-date cleared contract volume is up 0.26 percent from 2013 with 2,477,587,106 contracts.
Options: Exchange-listed options trading volume in July was up 9 percent from July 2013 with 355,432,350 contracts. Average daily options trading volume last month was 16,156,016 contracts, 9 percent higher than the same time last year. Year-to-date total options volume is up .06 percent from 2013 with 2,438,523,550 contracts.
Futures: OCC cleared 5,153,349 futures contracts in July, representing a 21 percent increase from July 2013. OCC's average daily cleared futures volume in July was 234,243 contracts, a 21 percent increase from July 2013. OCC's year-to-date total cleared futures volume is up 14 percent from 2013 with 39,063,556 contracts.
Securities Lending: OCC's securities lending CCP activity was down 14 percent in new loans from July 2013 with 105,610 transactions last month. Year-to-date stock loan activity is down 10 percent from 2013 with 691,990 new loan transactions in 2014. The average daily loan value at OCC in July was $143,470,330,135.
|July 2014 Total Contract Volume||July 2013 Total Contract Volume||July Total Contract % Change vs. 2013||YTD. Avg. Daily Contract 2014||YTD. Avg. Daily Contract 2013||Avg. Daily Contract % Change vs. 2013|
|Index / Other Futures||4,342,089||3,665,537||18.46%||228,047||199,560||14.27%|