Options LiquidityMatrix December 2018
2018 was a record setting year with over 5 billion contracts traded, up over 20% from 2017 and 12.5% higher than the previous volume record set in 2011. The industry also experienced a wider distribution of volume as the smaller exchange groups gained market share from the dominate players. TABB Group’s monthly Options LiquidityMatrix™ analyzes the 15 US options exchanges, in addition to broader industry trends. Metrics include market share, market quality, average spread, average trade size, and volume breakdown for all options and penny options.