04 September 2017
Chicago
Reporter: Drew Nicol

OCC’s growth continues


OCC's securities lending CCP activity was up 25 percent in new loans year-over-year in August, with 200,844 transactions

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.

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