ATLANTA & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global
exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings
services, today reported February 2017 trading volume and related
revenue statistics, which can be viewed on the company’s investor
relations website at http://ir.theice.com/ir-resources/supplemental-information
in the Monthly Statistics Tracking spreadsheet.
ICE’s February average daily volume (ADV) for futures was 5.8 million
contracts, a decrease of 5% compared to February 2016. ADV increased
3.5% sequentially from January 2017.
Commodities ADV increased 2% over the prior February, led by a 9%
increase in ADV for natural gas and a 1% increase in ADV for Brent
contracts. This was partially offset by agriculture ADV down 7% and
WTI ADV down 10% y/y.
Financials ADV declined 13% y/y primarily due to lower volatility in
equity and interest rate markets, with European interest rate ADV down
8% y/y and equity indices down 33% y/y, slightly offset by FX and CDS
futures ADV up 21% y/y.
NYSE cash equities ADV declined 29% y/y on lower U.S. equity market
volatility relative to February 2016.
About Intercontinental Exchange
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of
global futures, equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global
clearing and data services across financials and commodity markets. The
New York Stock Exchange is the world leader in capital raising, listings
and equities trading.
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Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange.
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Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995 -- Statements in this press release regarding ICE's business
that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that
involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of additional risks
and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those
contained in the forward-looking statements, see ICE's Securities and
Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not limited to, the
risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
December 31, 2016, as filed with the SEC on February 7, 2017.
SOURCE: Intercontinental Exchange
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Source: Intercontinental Exchange