OneChicago Reports May 2010 Volume, up 391% From May 2009, Open Interest up 489% From May 2009

Jun 01, 2010, 11:53 ET from OneChicago, LLC

CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- OneChicago, LLC ("OCX") today reported that 530,110 security futures contracts traded at the Exchange in May 2010, an increase of 391% from May 2009.  Year to date volume was 2,132,102, up 202% from 2009.


Open interest stood at 697,671 contracts at the end of May 2010, a 489% increase over May 2009.

The top five May volume OneChicago contracts are:

Merck & Company, Inc.

Microsoft Corporation

Johnson & Johnson

Pepsico, Inc

Pfizer, Inc

May Highlights

  • Exchange for Physical ("EFP") volume was 344,805 with a total notional value of $1.5 billion.
  • Average daily volume was 26,506, the fourth consecutive month of increases in ADV.

About OneChicago: OneChicago is the only US regulated all-electronic exchange for trading security futures.  Presently OneChicago lists approximately 1,929 products, including ETFs.  Contracts are cleared through the centralized counterparty, "AAA" rated, OCC and are regulated by both the SEC and CFTC.  Security futures, a delta one product, function as equity swaps/repos and synthetic stock loan/borrow transactions.  For more information, please visit our website at:  

SOURCE OneChicago, LLC