Trading Volume of KOSPI 200 Option and Single Stock Futures set a New Record
Trading volume of KOSPI 200 Option was 37,284,508 contracts on June 10, setting a new record. The trading volume on the last trading day surged because of increasing demand of investors to liquidate positions and to take advantage of arbitrage opportunities.
Also, trading volume and value of Single Stock Futures set a new record of 386,295 contracts and KRW 194.2 billion, respectively on the same day. Investors actively traded HYNIXSEMI, KIA MTR and WOORI FINA which accounted 70.8% of total trading volume to roll over their positions. The previous record trading volume was 353,809 contracts, set on May 19, 2010 and the same of trading value was KRX 182.2 billion, set on March 10, 2010.