Worldwide volume of exchange-traded derivatives was 2.63 billion contracts in the month of April, down 7.9% from the previous month but up 14% from April 2018. On a year-to-date basis, volume in the first four months of the year was 10.6 billion contracts, up 9.5% from the first four months of 2018. Total open interest at the end of April was 897.6 million contracts, up 3.7% from a year ago.
Note: This month's report has been enhanced in two ways. The data for ICE Futures Europe now shows SONIA futures as a separate line item, and the data file now includes additional worksheets detailing revisions to historical data. Both enhancements will be carried forward in future monthly reports.