IntercontinentalExchange reports May ADV 5.4M contracts Intercontinental Exchange reported exchange traded volumes for May. ICE’s May average daily volume was 5.4 million contracts, a decrease of 15% compared to May 2013. Commodity futures and options ADV decreased 23% in May due primarily to continued low price volatility across most energy products. Financial futures and options ADV decreased 9% in May due primarily to the low interest rate environment in Europe. This was partially offset by a 23% increase in equity derivatives ADV year to year, including a 32% increase in Liffe single stock futures. NYSE cash equities ADV decreased 13% and Euronext cash equities ADV was flat compared to the prior May. NYSE equity options volume decreased 23% year to year.
House Agriculture Committee to hold a hearing The Committee holds a hearing entitled, "Dodd-Frank Turns 5: Assessing the Progress of Global Derivatives Reforms" with Executive Chairman & CEO Duffy of CME Group and SVP Edmonds of Intercontinental Exchange on July 29 at 10 am. Webcast Link