CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE), the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and other subsidiaries, has just published its operating metrics for 2015.
The volumes for options and futures contracts registered a drop from levels seen in 2014, although December 2015 was stronger for trading than November 2015.
The total trading volume for options and futures contracts at CBOE, C2 and CFE in December 2015 was 90.03 million contracts, up decent 9% from the result for the preceding month. Compared with December 2014, the volumes were 20% lower.
For the full year 2015, options and futures volumes at CBOE, C2 and CFE, totaled 1.2 billion contracts, a decrease of 11% from the record 1.3 billion contracts seen in 2014. Average daily volume (ADV) was 4.7 million contracts on the year, a decrease of 11% from the record 5.3 million contracts per day in 2014.
- CBOE Volume
Total trading volume at CBOE in 2015 was 1.0 billion contracts, down 13% from the record volume in 2014. ADV was 4.1 million contracts, down 13% from the record ADV set in 2014.
- C2 Volume
Total trading volume at C2 for 2015 was 79.2 million contracts, down 3% from the record volume in 2014. ADV on the year was 314,393 contracts, down 3% from the record ADV set in 2014.
- CFE Volume
Exchange-wide trading volume and ADV at CFE set new annual records for a sixth consecutive year in 2015. Total exchange-wide volume was 51.7 million contracts, up 2% from 2014, while ADV at CFE was 205,062 contracts, also up 2% from 2014.
You can view the detailed announcement from CBOE Holdings on the results for 2015 by clicking here.