Press Release 4/3/2017

OneChicago Announces Trading Volume for March 2017

CHICAGO – March 1, 2017 – OneChicago, LLC (OCX), a securities finance exchange, today announced its March 2017 volume of 1,469,494, an increase of 2% 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.

March 2017 highlights include:

  • March 2017 volume was 1,469,494, up 2% year over year.
  • March 2017 OCX.NoDivRisk notional valued traded increased 133% to $5.68 billion, year over year.  This growth is primarily due to the increased use of weekly futures to transition delta exposure from a capital intensive cash equity position to the OneChicago futures.
  • 98% of March 2017 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.