Options LiquidityMatrix June 2019
Option industry volume continues to come in light relative to 2018’s record numbers with June industry wide volume 5.8% lower than June 2018. Through the year industry volume is down 7.2%. The weakness can be attributed to lower ETF and broad based in index option trading is 2019 compared to 2018. The price of gold experienced increased volatility in June relative to the past few years which was accompanied by very strong volume.
TABB Group’s new monthly Options LiquidityMatrix™ includes volume statistics from all option exchanges in the US, along with data segmenting volume trends based on the various underlying markets. The report consistently features a look at volume and liquidity, as well as periodic deep dives as warranted.