OCC September Volume Increases 12%

OCC September 2022 Total Volume Up 12% Year-Over-Year, Third Highest Month on Record

October 04, 2022

Chicago – OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that year-to-date average daily volume through September 2022 was 40.8 million contracts, up 5.1 percent compared to year-to-date average daily volume through September 2021. Total volume was 915.2 million contracts, up 12.0 percent compared to September 2021 and the third highest month in OCC’s history. September 2022 volume surpassed the previous third highest month, August 2022, by 0.3 percent.


  • September 23: total cleared contracts reached 61,169,523, third highest trading day on record
  • ETF options cleared contract volume up 61.4% year-over-year
  • Index options cleared contract volume up 54.1% year-over-year
  • Stock Loan transaction volume up 19.2% year-over-year

Contract Volume

 September 2022 ContractsSeptember 2021 Contracts% Change2022 YTD ADV2021 YTD ADV% Change
Equity Options447,759,477522,722,081-14.3%22,247,85626,288,718-15.4%
ETF Options389,368,154241,270,29761.4%15,640,08510,395,72950.4%
Index Options73,135,47347,466,52754.1% 2,701,238  1,929,056 40.0%
Total Options910,263,104811,458,90512.2%40,589,17938,613,5035.1%
Total Volume915,248,423816,942,76412.0%40,817,56538,846,2125.1%

Securities Lending

 September 2022 Avg. Daily Loan ValueSeptember 2021 Avg. Daily Loan Value% ChangeSeptember 2022 Total TransactionsSeptember 2021 Total Transactions% Change
Market Loan + Hedge Total122,561,142,461127,662,406,277-4.00% 203,860 170,99119.2%

Additional Data

About OCC

The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC), named Risk Magazine’s 2022 Clearing House of the Year, is the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.