Global network of exchanges and clearing houses IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE) has today reported exchange traded volumes for April 2014.
ICE’s April average daily volume (ADV) was 5.9 million contracts, a decrease of 13% compared to April 2013.
Commodity futures and options ADV was down 20% in April due primarily to lower price volatility across most products.
Financial futures and options ADV was down 3% in April due primarily to lower volatility in European interest rates relative to the prior April. This was partially offset by growth across equity derivatives that increased 11% year to year.
NYSE and Euronext’s cash equities ADV declined 1% and 2%, respectively, from the prior April. NYSE equity options volume declined 14% year to year.