Intercontinental Exchange Reports ICE and NYSE Volume for May 2015

Intercontinental Exchange Reports ICE and NYSE Volume for May 2015

Intercontinental Exchange Reports ICE and NYSE Volume for May 2015

The FINANCIAL -- Intercontinental Exchange on June 3 reported May exchange traded volume.

ICE’s May 2015 futures and options average daily volume (ADV) declined 8% compared to May 2014.

Commodity ADV increased 16% led by Brent, Gasoil, Other Oil, Nat Gas and Sugar up 19%, 12%, 28%, 15% and 24% respectively, from the prior May.

Financials ADV declined 25% from the previous May primarily due to continued low volatility in Continental European short-term interest rates and single stock equities.

ADV for NYSE’s U.S. cash equities increased 14%, while U.S. equity options ADV declined 26% over the prior May. NYSE’s U.S. cash equities market share was 23.9% and NYSE’s U.S. options market share was 18.0%.