Cboe Global Markets CBOE reported mixed average daily volume (ADV) for the first quarter and March 2021. ADV of 12.9 million contracts per day was up 16.9% year over year in the first quarter due to solid performance in Options, partly offset by lower Futures volume. Though U.S. Equities Global Forex increased, European Equities declined. There were 61 trading days in the first quarter of this year.
Total contracts for the first quarter were 788.9 million, up 15% year over year. Of this, Options improved 16.3% to 773.3 million, while Futures decreased 23.9% to 15.6 million. While Options ADV was 12.7 million, Futures ADV was 0.3 million.
Total volumes of U.S. Equities were 134.3 billion shares, up 18% year over year. European Equities reflected a decline of 18.7% year over year to €473.3 billion. Meanwhile, Global FX decreased 15.8% to $2.3 trillion. Total volumes of Canadian Equities traded were 4.4 billion in February while U.S….