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Trading Volume Overview for August 2015

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Intercontinental Exchange, operator of the New York Stock Exchange, reported the following trading volume figures for August 2015, compared to August 2014:

NYSE’s U.S. cash equities and equity options ADV increased 62% and 17%, respectively, over the prior August. NYSE’s U.S. cash equities market share was 24.6% and NYSE’s U.S. options market share was 20.3%.

ICE’s August 2015 futures and options average daily volume (ADV) increased 11% compared to August 2014.

Commodity ADV increased 23% led by Brent, gasoil, other oil, natural gas and sugar ADV up 25%, 28%, 35%, 11% and 27% respectively, from the prior August.

Financials ADV declined 4% from the previous August primarily due to low European short-term interest rates, partially offset by a 29% year over year increase in equity index futures due to market volatility.


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