The FINANCIAL -- Intercontinental Exchange on June 3 reported May exchange traded volume.
ICE’s May 2015 futures and options average daily volume (ADV) declined 8% compared to May 2014.
Commodity ADV increased 16% led by Brent, Gasoil, Other Oil, Nat Gas and Sugar up 19%, 12%, 28%, 15% and 24% respectively, from the prior May.
Financials ADV declined 25% from the previous May primarily due to continued low volatility in Continental European short-term interest rates and single stock equities.
ADV for NYSE’s U.S. cash equities increased 14%, while U.S. equity options ADV declined 26% over the prior May. NYSE’s U.S. cash equities market share was 23.9% and NYSE’s U.S. options market share was 18.0%.