Press Release 1/4/2016


OneChicago Announces Trading Volume for December 2015

– Exchange Posts Third Consecutive Record Year as Total Volume Tops 11.7 Million


 

CHICAGO – January 4, 2016 – OneChicago, LLC (OCX), a securities finance exchange, today announced its December 2015 volume of 1,476,641, an increase of 36% 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.

 

December 2015 highlights include:

  • • 2015 volume was 11,714,015, up 7% compared to 2014, posting 3rd consecutive record year.
  • • Open interest increased 3% year-over-year to 662,876 contracts on the securities finance exchange at close-of-market, December 31, 2015.
  • • 59% of December 2015 month-end open interest was in OCX.NoDivRisk® 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 12/2015
Type 12/2015 Avg Daily Volume 12/2015 Total Volume Previous Year Monthly Volume % Change YTD Total Volume Month End Open Interest
ADR 11,232 247,110 142,859 73% 2,087,367 101,773
ETF 13,390 294,584 217,808 35% 2,918,444 103,483
SSF 42,498 934,947 726,589 29% 6,708,204 662,876
Exchange Total 67,120 1,476,641 1,087,256 36% 11,714,015 662,876

 

Press Contact:
David Downey
ddowney@OneChicago.com
+1 312 883.3440

 

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.