OCC April 2021 Total Volume Up 29.7 Percent from a Year Ago
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that April 2021 total cleared contract volume was 715,606,410 contracts, up 29.7 percent compared to April 2020 and the highest April volume on record. Year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume through April was 40,143,253 contracts, up 44.1 percent compared to April 2020.
Options: Total exchange-listed options cleared contract volume was 711,388,828, up 29.6 percent compared to April 2020. Equity options cleared contract volume was 674,204,936 contracts, up 30.7 percent compared to April 2020. This includes ETF options cleared contract volume of 189,417,683, a 20.6 percent decrease compared to April 2020.