OCC September 2022 Total Volume Up 12% Year-Over-Year, Third Highest Month on Record

CHICAGO, October 04, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that year-to-date average daily volume through September 2022 was 40.8 million contracts, up 5.1 percent compared to year-to-date average daily volume through September 2021. Total volume was 915.2 million contracts, up 12.0 percent compared to September 2021 and the third highest month in OCC’s history. September 2022 volume surpassed the previous third highest month, August 2022, by 0.3 percent.

Highlights

  • September 23 total cleared contracts reached 61,169,523, third highest trading day on record

  • ETF options cleared contract volume up 61.4% year-over-year

  • Index options cleared contract volume up 54.1% year-over-year

  • Stock Loan transaction volume up 19.2% year-over-year

Contract Volume

September
2022
Contracts

September
2021
Contracts

% Change

2022 YTD
ADV

2021 YTD
ADV

% Change

Equity Options

447,759,477

522,722,081

-14.3%

22,247,856

26,288,718

-15.4%

ETF Options

389,368,154

241,270,297

61.4%

15,640,085

10,395,729

50.4%

Index Options

73,135,473

47,466,527

54.1%

2,701,238

1,929,056

40.0%

Total Options

910,263,104

811,458,905

12.2%

40,589,179

38,613,503

5.1%

Futures

4,985,319

5,483,859

-9.1%

228,386

232,709

-1.9%

Total Volume

915,248,423

816,942,764

12.0%

40,817,565

38,846,212

5.1%

Securities Lending

September 2022
Avg. Daily Loan
Value

September 2021
Avg. Daily Loan
Value

%
Change

September
2022 Total
Transactions

September
2021 Total
Transactions

%
Change

Market Loan +
Hedge Total

122,561,142,461

127,662,406,277

-4.00%

203,860

170,991

19.2%

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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