Intercontinental Exchange Reports Record Futures & Options Volumes in 2018; 4Q’18 ADV +20% y/y

January 4, 2019

ATLANTA & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 4, 2019--Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today reported December, fourth quarter and full year 2018 trading volume and related revenue statistics, which can be viewed on the company’s investor relations website at http://ir.theice.com/ir-resources/supplemental-information in the Monthly Statistics Tracking spreadsheet.

“We are pleased to report another record year for ICE volumes in 2018. Fourth quarter volumes were up 20% versus the prior year period, and open interest continues to build increasing 10% versus the fourth quarter of 2017. We saw new records across our commodity and financial markets reflecting how, in times of heightened volatility and uncertainty, market participants turn to our liquid and diverse markets to manage and hedge their risk,” said Ben Jackson, President of Intercontinental Exchange.

Highlights include:

4Q18 ICE ADV up 20% y/y, including record futures ADV; OI up 10% y/y Record 2018 gasoil ADV up 10% y/y Record 2018 TTF gas ADV up 23% y/y Record 2018 and 4Q18 emissions ADV up 72% y/y and 72% y/y, respectively Record 2018 WTI ADV up 5% y/y Record 2018 interest rate ADV up 14% y/y Record 2018 and 4Q18 Sterling ADV up 9% y/y and 29% y/y, respectively Record 2018 and 4Q18 Gilt ADV up 27% y/y and 41% y/y, respectively Record 4Q18 and December MSCI ADV up 56% y/y and 35% y/y, respectively Record 2018 ags & metals ADV up 14% y/y 4Q18 NYSE cash equities ADV up 45% y/y; December ADV up 59% y/y 4Q18 equity options ADV up 44% y/y; December ADV up 46% y/y 4Q18 CDS gross notional cleared up 63% y/y

ICE will report fourth quarter 2018 earnings on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

About Intercontinental Exchange

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE) is a Fortune 500 and Fortune Future 50 company formed in the year 2000 to modernize markets. ICE serves customers by operating the exchanges, clearing houses and information services they rely upon to invest, trade and manage risk across global financial and commodity markets. A leader in market data, ICE Data Services serves the information and connectivity needs across virtually all asset classes. As the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, the company raises more capital than any other exchange in the world, driving economic growth and transforming markets.

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Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 -- Statements in this press release regarding ICE’s business that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements” that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see ICE’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors in ICE’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017, as filed with the SEC on February 7, 2018.

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