2021 Annual Report

Moving the Industry Forward

2021
Performance
Highlights

9.93BContracts Cleared

$225BMargin Held at Year End

$16.2BClearing Fund Held at Year End

455MTotal Options Open Interest at Year End

EquityIndexFutures Not Depicted
Average Daily Call VolumeIn Millions
Average Daily Put VolumeIn Millions
Average Daily Contract VolumeIn Millions
EquityIndexFutures Not Depicted
6.3
10.7
Average Contracts Per Cleared Trade
396
3090
Average Premium Per ContractIn Dollars
403
24
Average Month-End Open InterestIn Millions
588
29
Contracts ExercisedIn Millions

01

Moving Forward

2021 was a record-breaking year for U.S. equity options market growth.
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