The FINANCIAL -- Intercontinental Exchange on October 5 reported September exchange traded volume.
ICE’s September 2015 futures and options average daily volume (ADV) decreased 6% compared to September 2014, according to Intercontinental Exchange.
Commodity ADV increased 3% led by Brent, gasoil, other oil and sugar ADV up 3%, 20%, 15% and 19% respectively, from the prior September.
Financials ADV declined 16% from the previous September primarily due to low European short-term interest rates.
Third quarter futures and options ADV increased 3% over the prior third quarter.
NYSE’s U.S. cash equities ADV increased 27%, while U.S. equity options ADV declined 16% over the prior September. NYSE’s U.S. cash equities market share was 25.3% and NYSE’s U.S. options market share was 20.6%. Third quarter cash equities ADV increased 36%, while equity options ADV declined 6% over the prior third quarter.