September Options Volume and Marketshare Roundup
On Monday, Oct. 3, the following exchanges releaesd September volume figures.
ISE reported that its September average daily volume was 3.3 million contracts, representing a 26.3 perecent rise as compared to September 2010 numbers.
Total options volume for the month was 68.8 million contracts and the exchange had a market share of 19.7 percent, making it the second-largest U.S. equity options exchange in September when excluding dividend trade volume.
Looking at CBOE's equity option numbers, its September average daily volume was 1.7 million contracts, an 11 percent decrease from 1.9 million contracts in
CBOE's equity options market share in September was 19.5 percent, down 0.3 of a percentage point from the previous month and down 2.4 percent from September 2010.
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