Miami International Holdings Reports March 2022 Trading Results

– Year-to-Date Volume Records Across all Exchanges –

PRINCETON, N.J., April 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH) today reported March 2022 trading results for its U.S. exchange subsidiaries – MIAX®, MIAX Pearl® and MIAX Emerald® (together, the MIAX Exchange Group™), and Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX™). Total year-to-date volume for all MIH exchanges reached record levels in the first quarter of 2022.

March 2022 Trading Volume Highlights

  • Total U.S. multi-listed options market share for the MIAX Exchange Group reached 13.8%, up 10 basis points year-over-year (YoY) and representing a 0.8% increase. The MIAX Exchange Group collectively executed 121.8 million multi-listed options contracts during the month, representing a 4.2% increase YoY and an average daily volume (ADV) of 5,295,073 contracts. Total year-to-date volume reached a record 347,626,738 contracts, an increase of 7.5% from the same period in 2021.
  • In U.S. equities, MIAX Pearl Equities™ reported a record monthly volume of 3.0 billion shares in March 2022, representing a 520.5% increase YoY and a market share of 0.94%. Total year-to-date volume reached a record 7.6 billion contracts, an increase of 415.2% from the same period in 2021.
  • MGEX, a Designated Contract Market (DCM) and Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO), reported record trading volume of 342,172 contracts, a 31.8% increase YoY and the highest volume total for March in MGEX history. Total year-to-date volume reached a record 931,091 contracts, an increase of 18.1% from the same period in 2021.
  • SPIKES® Futures volume totaled 40,827 contracts in March 2022, a 29.3% decline from the 57,738 contract total in February 2022 and representing an ADV of 1,775 contracts.

Additional MIAX Exchange Group and MGEX volume details are included in the following tables.

Multi-Listed Options Trading Volume for

 MIAX Exchange Group, Current Month

Year-to-Date Comparison
Multi-Listed Options
Mar-22 Mar-21 % Chg Feb-22 % Chg Mar-22 Mar-21 % Chg
Trading Days 23 23 19 62 61
U.S. Equity Options Industry 885,713,224 856,908,768 3.4% 756,120,415 17.1% 2,481,656,821 2,443,233,864 1.6%
MIAX Exchange Group 121,786,671 116,927,971 4.2% 107,471,124 13.3% 347,626,738 323,257,959 7.5%
MIAX Options 49,250,401 37,494,076 31.4% 43,340,551 13.6% 141,273,019 105,627,843 33.7%
MIAX Pearl 38,025,689 52,194,814 -27.1% 36,562,507 4.0% 111,760,103 121,671,476 -8.1%
MIAX Emerald 34,510,581 27,239,081 26.7% 27,568,066 25.2% 94,593,616 95,958,640 -1.4%
Multi-Listed Options ADV Mar-22 Mar-21 % Chg Feb-22 % Chg Mar-22 Mar-21 % Chg
U.S. Multi-Listed Options Industry 38,509,271 37,256,903 3.4% 39,795,811 -3.2% 40,026,723 40,053,014 -0.1%
MIAX Exchange Group 5,295,073 5,083,825 4.2% 5,656,375 -6.4% 5,606,883 5,299,311 5.8%
MIAX Options 2,141,322 1,630,177 31.4% 2,281,082 -6.1% 2,278,597 1,731,604 31.6%
MIAX Pearl 1,653,291 2,269,340 -27.1% 1,924,342 -14.1% 1,802,582 1,994,614 -9.6%
MIAX Emerald 1,500,460 1,184,308 26.7% 1,450,951 3.4% 1,525,703 1,573,092 -3.0%
Multi-Listed Options Market Share for

MIAX Exchange Group, Current Month

Year-to-Date Comparison
Multi-Listed Options Market
Mar-22 Mar-21 % Chg Feb-22 % Chg Mar-22 Mar-21 % Chg
MIAX Exchange Group 13.75% 13.65% 0.8% 14.21% -3.3% 14.01% 13.23% 5.9%
MIAX Options 5.56% 4.38% 27.1% 5.73% -3.0% 5.69% 4.32% 31.7%
MIAX Pearl 4.29% 6.09% -29.5% 4.84% -11.2% 4.50% 4.98% -9.6%
MIAX Emerald 3.90% 3.18% 22.6% 3.65% 6.9% 3.81% 3.93% -2.9%
Equities Trading Volume for

MIAX Pearl Equities, Current Month

Year-to-Date Comparison
Equities Shares (millions) Mar-22 Mar-21 % Chg Feb-22 % Chg Mar-22 Mar-21 % Chg
Trading Days 23 23 19 62 61
U.S. Equities Volume – Industry 320,088 307,151 4.2% 231,071 38.5% 798,580 893,645 -10.6%
MIAX Pearl Volume 3,021 487 520.5% 2,116 42.7% 7,575 1,470 415.2%
MIAX Pearl ADV 131 21 520.5% 111 17.9% 122 24 406.9%
MIAX Pearl Market Share 0.94% 0.16% 495.4% 0.92% 3.0% 0.95% 0.16% 476.5%
Futures & Options Trading Volume for

MGEX, Current Month

Year-to-Date Comparison
Futures & Options


Mar-22 Mar-21 % Chg Feb-22 % Chg Mar-22 Mar-21 % Chg
Trading Days 23 23 19 62 61
MGEX Volume 342,172 259,617 31.8% 311,768 9.8% 931,091 788,162 18.1%
MGEX ADV 14,877 11,288 31.8% 16,409 -9.3% 15,018 12,921 16.2%

About MIAX
MIAX’s parent holding company, Miami International Holdings, Inc., owns Miami International Securities Exchange, LLC (MIAX®), MIAX PEARL, LLC (MIAX Pearl®), MIAX Emerald, LLC (MIAX Emerald®), Minneapolis Grain Exchange, LLC (MGEX™), and Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX).

MIAX, MIAX Pearl and MIAX Emerald are national securities exchanges registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that leverage MIAX’s industry-leading technology and infrastructure to provide U.S. listed options trading to their member firms. MIAX serves as the exclusive exchange venue for cash-settled options on the SPIKES® Volatility Index (Ticker: SPIKE), a measure of the expected 30-day volatility in the SPDR® S&P 500® ETF (SPY). In addition to options, MIAX Pearl facilitates the trading of cash equities through MIAX Pearl Equities™.

MGEX is a registered exchange with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and is a Notice Registered Securities Futures Product Exchange with the SEC. MGEX serves as the exclusive market for a variety of products including Hard Red Spring Wheat, SPIKES Futures, BRIXX™ Commercial Real Estate Futures and TAX Futures. MGEX is a Designated Contract Market (DCM) and Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO) under the CFTC, providing DCM, DCO and cash market services in an array of asset classes.

BSX is a leading electronic international securities market regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) specializing in the listing and trading of capital market instruments such as equities, debt issues, funds, hedge funds, derivative warrants and insurance linked securities. A full member of the World Federation of Exchanges and affiliate member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions, BSX is globally recognized, including by the SEC.

MIAX’s executive offices and National Operations Center are located in Princeton, NJ, with additional offices located in Miami, FL, Minneapolis, MN, and Hamilton, Bermuda.

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