Year-to-date stock loan activity is also up 22 percent from 2016 with 1.5 million new loan transactions.
The average daily loan value cleared last month was $141. 5 billion.
The clearinghouse’s cleared futures volume set a record in August with 14.9 million contracts, a 71 percent increase on the same time last year.
OCC’s year-to-date average daily cleared futures volume is up 47 percent on 2016’s January to August total with 570,923 contracts.