The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Holdings, one of the largest operators of the US stock options market, has reported operating metrics for December 2014, highlighted by a new all-time high in total volume and average daily volume (ADV).
CBOE Holdings recently made headlines with its partnership with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), relinquishing its regulatory duties to the US-based compliance authority.
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As per the operating metrics in December, the Average Daily Volume (options and futures) came in at 5,116,300 trades in December 2014, up 13.6% MoM from 4,503,900 trades in November 2014. Alternatively, ADV rose 12% YoY from December 2014 since December 2013.
Alternatively, Total contracts (options and futures) yielded 112,559,900 in December 2014, up 32% from 85,574,400 in November 2014. Over a yearly interval, total contracts swelled 12% YoY from December 2014 since December 2013.
The largest growth in CBOE Holdings’ business took place across its ETP Options. ETP Options trading volume came in at 27,443,600 in December 2014, jumping 48% MoM from November 2014. In addition, ETP Options ADV was reported at 1,247,400 in December 2014, up 27% from 979,100 in November 2014.