Options LiqudityMatrix April 2017
The TABB Options LiquidityMatrixTM analyzes the 15 US options exchanges on a monthly basis, in addition to the industry as a whole. Metrics include market share, market quality, average spread, average trade size, and volume breakdown for all options and penny options. Listed options volume totaled 309.7 million in April 2017, a decrease of 6.7% from the previous year total and a decrease of 65 million contracts from the March 2017 total. Continuing record low volatility has suppressed options trading.