August 2016 highlights include:
- August 2016 volume was 1,025,240 down 21% year over year.
- Open interest decreased 12% year-over-year to 595,904 contracts on the securities finance exchange at close-of-market, August 31, 2016.
- 80% of August 2016 month-end open interest was in OCX.NoDivRisk® products. The OCX.NoDivRisk product suite is an innovative equity finance tool that removes dividend risk for customers carrying synthetic equity delta exposure.
OneChicago (OCX) is the only US equity finance exchange for trading single stock futures, a Delta One product. Regulated by the SEC and CFTC, OCX lists approximately 1,800 products, including ADRs, ETFs and OCX.NoDivRisk® products, which include the OCX.Weekly. Contracts are cleared through the centralized counterparty, "AA+"-rated OCC. OneChicago OCX.NoDivRisk products are utilized for synthetic equity strategies including equity swaps, equity repos and stock loan/borrow transactions. The OneChicago expiring OCX.Weekly spread is economically equivalent to an equity repo or stock loan transaction. For more information, please visit our Website at: http://www.OneChicago.com or contact us at 312-883-3440.
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