Options volumes fall in May

By Beth Shah
02 Jun 2014

The total options contracts traded in May dropped by 18.32% compared to last May, according to the Options Industry Council.

Last month, 315,630,235 total options contracts were traded, whereas the same month last year saw a total of 386,428,255 contracts traded. However, overall volume in 2014 remains up by 0.60%, with 1,761,732,803 contracts traded compared to last year’s 1,751,155,921 contracts.

According to the data, average daily volume ...

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