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OCC Cleared Contract Volume up Six Percent in June

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Highest June for Total Options Volume on Record

Equity options volume up eight percent in June and average daily
volume up 24 percent year-to-date

Securities lending activity up 17 percent in June and 22 percent
year-to-date

OCC, the
world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization
, announced
today that total cleared contract volume in June reached 409,115,041
contracts, up six percent compared to June 2017 volume of 387,597,223.
OCC's year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume is up 22
percent with 21,012,628 contracts compared to 17,174,603 contracts in
2017.

Options: Overall exchange-listed
options
volume reached 401,408,596 contracts in June, up seven
percent from June 2017, marking the highest June on record for total
options. Equity
options
volume reached a total of 363,069,104 contracts, an eight
percent increase from June 2017. This includes cleared ETF
options
volume of 142,212,862 contracts last month, a five percent
decrease compared to June 2017 volume of 149,894,817 contracts. Index
options
volume was up 0.64 percent with 38,339,492 contracts in June.

Futures: Futures cleared by OCC reached 7,706,445 contracts in
June, down 42 percent from June 2017. OCC's year-to-date average daily
cleared futures volume was 449,071 contracts, 19 percent less than 2017.

Securities Lending: OCC's securities
lending CCP activity
was up 17 percent in new loans from June 2017
with 238,378 transactions last month. Year-to-date stock loan activity
increased 22 percent from 2017 with 1,392,596 new loan transactions in
2018. The average daily loan value at OCC in June was $180,153,759,568.

For 2018 monthly exchange market share information, click here.

                                                 
        June 2018 Total Contract Volume       June 2017 Total Contract Volume       June Total Contract % Change vs. June 2017       YTD Avg. Daily Contract 2018       YTD Avg. Daily Contract 2017       YTD Avg. Daily Contract % Change vs. YTD 2017
Equity Options       363,069,104       336,306,793       8.0%       18,237,569       14,709,914       24.0%
ETF Options       142,212,862       149,894,817       -5.1%       8,087,021       6,532,052       23.8%
Index Options       38,339,492       38,095,900       0.64%       2,325,988       1,907,528       21.9%
Total Options       401,408,596       374,402,693       7.2%       20,563,557       16,617,442       23.8%
Total Futures       7,706,445       13,194,530       -41.6%       449,071       557,161       -19.4%
Total Volume       409,115,041       387,597,223       5.6%       21,012,628       17,174,603       22.3%
                                   

About OCC

OCC is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization and
the foundation for secure markets. Founded in 1973, OCC operates under
the jurisdiction of both the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
(SEC) as a registered clearing agency and the U.S. Commodity Futures
Trading Commission (CFTC) as a Derivatives Clearing Organization. Named
2018 Best Clearing House by Markets Media, OCC now provides
central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19
exchanges and trading platforms for options, financial futures, security
futures, and securities lending transactions. More information about OCC
is available at www.theocc.com

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