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  • July 2014 InBOX

    • Jul 1, 2014

    This is the July issue of InBOX, your news source from inside the BOX Options Exchange. This monthly publication will provide convenient summaries of recent developments at BOX.

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  • BOX Price Improvement Activity for June

    • Jul 1, 2014

    In the month of June, price improved contracts on BOX Options Exchange averaged 287,807 per day.

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Trades Overview

  • $278,144Oct 13
  • $229,865Nov 13
  • $221,410Dec 13
  • $267,560Jan 14
  • $304,880Feb 14
  • $479,117 Mar 14
  • $466,285Apr 14
  • $429,141 May 14
  • $479,037Jun 14
  • Oct 13
  • Nov 13
  • Dec 13
  • Jan 14
  • Feb 14
  • Mar 14
  • Apr 14
  • May 14
  • Jun 14
  • $ 500,000
  • $ 450,000
  • $ 400,000
  • $ 350,000
  • $ 300,000
  • $ 250,000
  • $ 200,000
  • $ 150,000
  • $ 100,000
  • $ 50,000
  • $ 0
  • $195,754Jan 13
  • $194,620Feb
  • $182,256Mar
  • $236,701Apr
  • $273,855May
  • $185,259Jun
  • $192,162Jul
  • $195,265Aug
  • $206,402Sep
  • $278,144Oct
  • $229,865Nov
  • $221,410Dec
  • Jan 13
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • $ 300,000
  • $ 250,000
  • $ 200,000
  • $ 150,000
  • $ 100,000
  • $ 50,000
  • $ 0
  • $168,000Jan 12
  • $185,000Feb
  • $148,000Mar
  • $174,000Apr
  • $178,000May
  • $160,000Jun
  • $180,000Jul
  • $148,000Aug
  • $155,000Sep
  • $130,000Oct
  • $225,000Nov
  • $175,000Dec
  • Jan 12
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • $ 250,000
  • $ 200,000
  • $ 150,000
  • $ 100,000
  • $ 50,000
  • $ 0
  • $300,000Jan 11
  • $348,000Feb
  • $245,000Mar
  • $240,000Apr
  • $215,000May
  • $160,000Jun
  • $198,000Jul
  • $320,000Aug
  • $170,000Sep
  • $180,000Oct
  • $170,000Nov
  • $148,000Dec
  • Jan 11
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • $ 350,000
  • $ 300,000
  • $ 250,000
  • $ 200,000
  • $ 150,000
  • $ 100,000
  • $ 50,000
  • $ 0
  • 357,021 Oct 13
  • 347,185Nov 13
  • 279,815Dec 13
  • 311,750Jan 14
  • 311,467Feb 14
  • 475,418 Mar 14
  • 453,931Apr 14
  • 398,937 May 14
  • 415,359Jun 14
  • Oct 13
  • Nov 13
  • Dec 13
  • Jan 14
  • Feb 14
  • Mar 14
  • Apr 14
  • May 14
  • Jun 14
  • 500,000
  • 400,000
  • 300,000
  • 200,000
  • 100,000
  • 0
  • 436,991Jan
  • 365,201Feb
  • 320,933Mar
  • 370,354Apr
  • 419,792May
  • 373,337Jun
  • 315,663Jul
  • 332,134Aug
  • 346,895Sep
  • 357,021Oct
  • 347,185Nov
  • 279,815Dec
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • 500,000
  • 400,000
  • 300,000
  • 200,000
  • 100,000
  • 0
  • 590,000Jan
  • 660,000Feb
  • 635,000Mar
  • 612,000Apr
  • 700,000May
  • 650,000Jun
  • 595,000Jul
  • 530,000Aug
  • 570,000Sep
  • 508,000Oct
  • 485,000Nov
  • 420,000Dec
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • 800,000
  • 700,000
  • 600,000
  • 500,000
  • 400,000
  • 300,000
  • 200,000
  • 100,000
  • 0
  • 600,000Jan '11
  • 510,000Feb
  • 440,000Mar
  • 450,000Apr
  • 438,000May
  • 400,000Jun
  • 590,000Jul
  • 870,000Aug
  • 630,000Sep
  • 670,000Oct
  • 585,000Nov
  • 500,000Dec
  • Jan '11
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • 900,000
  • 800,000
  • 700,000
  • 600,000
  • 500,000
  • 400,000
  • 300,000
  • 200,000
  • 100,000
  • 0

Best Price Improvement (PIP)

Week ending July 25, 2014
Date Option NBBO Trade Impr.
7/21 B DVA 160115C72.50 9.4 6.96 2.44
7/22 S FB 160115C30.00 37.6 40.03 2.43
7/22 S IBM 150117C150.00 41.5 43.82 2.32
7/25 B NFLX 140725C355.00 71.8 69.4 2.4
  • S = Sell
  • B = Buy
  • Unit = US$

BOX Daily Market Share

Trading volume on BOX as percentage of overall trading volume at OCC in the classes listed on BOX.

March 26, 2013
Symbol Volume Mrkt Share
SPY 29,782 1.42%
IWM 8,899 2.34%
BAC 8,671 2.45%
AAPL 5,945 1.78%
GLD 4,530 4.54%