ICE reports July ADV for futures and options down 23% vs. last year ICE’s July average daily volume for futures and options was 4.3 million contracts, a decrease of 23% compared to July 2013. July commodity ADV declined 4% year to year, with natural gas ADV down 22% partially offset by a 26% increase in Brent ADV. Financial ADV decreased 40% over the prior July due to the continued low European interest rate environment. In July, NYSE’s U.S. cash equities ADV declined 4% while U.S. options ADV increased 1% year to year.
IntercontinentalExchange completes Liffe transition to ICE Intercontinental Exchange announced that it has successfully completed the Liffe futures and options transition to ICE Futures Europe. The final phase of the Liffe transition was completed with the equity derivatives complex transferring to the ICE platform, following the previous migrations of European interest rate derivatives and soft commodity contracts.