IntercontinentalExchange (ICE), a US-based operator of regulated global exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter markets, has posted consolidated revenues of $296m for the second quarter of 2010, an increase of 18% from $250m in the second quarter of 2009.

Consolidated net income attributable to ICE was $102m, up 41% from $72m for the second quarter 2009 . Diluted earnings per share increased 40% to $1.36 compared to $0.97 in last year’s second quarter.

ICE’s first half 2010 consolidated revenues grew 20% to $578m compared to $482m in the first half of 2009. Adjusted consolidated net income attributable to ICE was $215m in the first half of 2010, up 32% over the prior first half.

Jeffrey Sprecher, chairman and CEO of ICE, said: “These results are enabled by the focus our team brings to executing on long-term opportunities, while achieving sustained, industry-leading growth.

“We are delivering on key initiatives that position our clearing, execution and processing business as a part of the solution for addressing financial reform and the evolving needs of derivatives markets globally, while working closely with customers and regulators to ensure the markets are preserved and strengthened.”