OneChicago Announces Trading Volume for October 2015

- Exchange Marks Fifth Year Anniversary of OCX.NoDivRisk®, Offering Futures on More Than 1,800 Underlying Equities

02 Nov, 2015, 13:00 ET from OneChicago, LLC

CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OneChicago, LLC (OCX), a securities finance exchange, today announced its October 2015 volume of 584,382, a decrease of 22% year-over-year. OneChicago is a CFTC and SEC regulated exchange offering Single Stock Futures (SSF), a Delta One product, on approximately 1,800 equities, including ADRs and ETFs.   

October 2015 highlights include:

  • Exchange celebrated the first year anniversary of the rollout of OCXdelta1, the exchange's new match engine; along with a new pricing structure and the innovative weekly futures with the next day settlement feature.
  • Year-to-date volume through October 30, 2015, was 9,554,039, up 10% compared to 2014.
  • Open interest decreased 2% year-over-year to 588,782 contracts on the equity finance exchange at close-of-market, October 30, 2015.
  • 54% of October 2015 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.

Month End Volume and Open Interest - Summary

For 10/2015

Type

10/2015 Avg Daily Volume

10/2015 Total Volume

Previous Year Monthly Volume

% Change

YTD Total Volume

Month End Open Interest

ADR

6,521

143,453

90,005

59%

1,676,858

61,647

ETF

6,204

136,484

261,642

-48%

2,395,463

74,372

SSF

13,838

304,445

394,453

-23%

5,481,718

452,763

Exchange Total

26,563

584,382

746,100

-22%

9,554,039

588,782

ABOUT ONECHICAGO

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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™ contracts, which include the OCX.Weekly. Contracts are cleared through the centralized counterparty, "AA+"-rated OCC. OneChicago OCX.NoDivRisk 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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