Securities Lending: OCC’s securities lending CCP activity was down 16 percent in new loans from August 2013 with 93,950 transactions last month. Year-to-date stock loan activity is down 11 percent from 2013 with 785,940 new loan transactions in 2014. The average daily loan value at OCC in August was $152,198,732,151.
Our comment on this is that OCC’s average daily loan value is shooting up like a rocket. That’s the number we should be focusing on. For example, the average daily loan value in April 2014 was $94,392,698,578. The OCC is posting some big increases.