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OCC August 2021 Total Volume Up 30.8 Percent Compared to August 2020

September 2, 2021 GMT

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 2, 2021--

OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that August 2021 total cleared contract volume was 805,713,175 contracts, up 30.8 percent compared to August 2020 and the highest August on record. Year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume through August was 38,839,193 contracts, up 36.4 percent compared to August 2020.

Options: Total exchange-listed options cleared contract volume was 801,578,079, up 31.0 percent compared to August 2020. Equity options cleared contract volume was 761,891,872 contracts, up 30.8 percent compared to August 2020. This includes ETF options cleared contract volume of 199,457,005, a 5.1 percent increase compared to August 2020. Index options volume was 39,686,207, up 35.0 percent compared to August 2020. OCC’s year-to-date average daily cleared options volume is 38,610,059 contracts.

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Futures: Total futures cleared contract volume was 4,135,096, a 1.3 percent decrease compared to August 2020. OCC’s year-to-date average daily cleared futures volume is 229,135 contracts.

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Securities Lending: The average daily loan value at OCC in August 2021 was $126,230,820,638, an 83.7 percent increase compared to August 2020. Securities lending CCP activity increased by 59.5 percent in new loans compared to August 2020 with 170,026 transactions last month.

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August 2021
Total
Contract
Volume

 

August 2020
Total
Contract
Volume

 

August
2021 Total
Contract %
Change
vs 2020

 

YTD Avg
Daily
Contract
2021

 

YTD Avg
Daily
Contract
2020

 

August
2021 %
Change vs
2020

Equity Options

761,891,872

 

582,394,732

 

30.8%

 

36,722,657

 

26,272,427

 

39.8%

Index Options

39,686,207

 

29,389,883

 

35.0%

 

1,887,402

 

1,939,944

 

-2.7%

Total Options

801,578,079

 

611,784,615

 

31.0%

 

38,610,059

 

28,212,371

 

36.9%

Futures

4,135,096

 

4,187,787

 

-1.3%

 

229,135

 

253,693

 

-9.7%

Total Volume

805,713,175

 

615,972,402

 

30.8%

 

38,839,193

 

28,466,064

 

36.4%

About OCC

The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) 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.

©2021. The Options Clearing Corporation. All rights reserved.

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CONTACT: Michael Shore

OCC Public Relations

PublicRelations@theocc.com

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SOURCE: The Options Clearing Corporation

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