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May 2021 Highlights

ICE MSCI Index Futures

  • ICE MSCI ESG Index futures contracts volumes remain steady as investors continue to integrate ESG into their investment decisions
  • MSCI EM ESG Leaders Index Futures - Open Interest (OI) in excess of $367m notional
  • MSCI World ESG Leaders Index Futures - OI in excess of $172m notional
ICE MSCI ESG Index Futures
Notional OI in US$ M

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68% YoY

Volumes up 68% YoY, Open Interest (OI) up 11%
at £148 billion    

+56% YTD

Volumes up 56% YTD 

£8.5 billion

FTSE 250 Index Futures
YTD volumes up 6% YTD. Total volume traded for 2021 now at £8.5 bn Notional
  • FTSE RDSA Dividend Index Future Open Interest at 319,000, lots, up 21% YoY
FTSE 100 RDSA Dividend Index

  • FTSE 100 Index Weekly Options - YTD volumes up over 300%
  • May volumes at 11,800 lots, third consecutive month of volumes in excess of 10,00 lots
FTSE 100 Weekly Options Volume
MICRO NYSE FANG+™ Index Futures

  • In May, MICRO NYSE FANG+™ Index Futures averaged 4,548 contracts per day    
  • May volume was up 11% vs. Apr volume and up 33% vs. 2021 first quarter volume
  • The NYSE FANG+ Index continues to historically outperform other key U.S. indices and has returned a 32.96% annualized total return from Sep 2014 through May 2021    
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