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2011-03-02 09:45:00

LONDON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced the authorisation by Brazil's financial regulator, the Comissao de Valores Mobiliarios (CVM), to provide access to ICE Futures Europe products via ICE's trading screens in Brazil. Direct access and Membership will be restricted to intermediary firms authorized by the CVM, and those accessing ICE...

2011-02-25 07:30:00

LONDON, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange, a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced that ICE Futures Europe set an exchange-wide daily volume record of 1,698,258 contracts on 24 February, surpassing the previous record of 1,626,277 set on 23 February. New daily volume records for the benchmark ICE Brent Crude futures contract and the ICE Gasoil futures contract were also set on 24 February....

2011-02-24 12:10:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse energy marketplace, today announced the third record volume for its global benchmark Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) options contracts since the beginning of 2011. On Wednesday, Feb. 23, WTI options reached a record 324,655 contracts, surpassing the previous record of 294,411 contracts set on Jan. 31, which represents a 10.3 percent increase from the prior record. "CME Group is the leading crude oil options...

2011-02-02 07:30:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, reported strong volume growth for its futures business in the first month of 2011. Average daily volume (ADV) for ICE's futures markets was a record 1,578,227 contracts, up 30% from January 2010. ICE Futures Europe established a monthly record of 23.5 million contracts and a monthly ADV record of 1,176,543...

2010-06-28 10:24:00

ATLANTA, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced today it will introduce five new cleared OTC crude and refined oil calendar spread options. The new cleared contracts will be available for the trade date of Monday, July 19, 2010, including: TIA - WTI Crude Oil 1-Month Calendar Spread Option TIZ - WTI Crude Oil 12-Month Calendar...

2010-02-08 07:45:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced that ICE Futures Europe set an exchange-wide daily volume record of 1,340,588 contracts on February 5. The new record was established on the exchange's second consecutive million-plus volume day and surpassed by 7% the previous daily record of 1,249,239 contracts, which was set on...

2010-01-14 14:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Purvin & Gertz, an independent energy industry consultancy, released a study today, The Role of WTI as a Crude Oil Benchmark, analyzing the dominance of the light, sweet crude oil futures contract (WTI), and its role as an international benchmark. The company, which has headquarters in Houston, and has an international network of offices in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and Asia, detailed the evolution of...

2010-01-13 08:30:00

LONDON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced new open interest records for ICE Futures Europe. The ICE Brent Crude futures contract established a new open interest record of 817,977 contracts on January 12, settling above 800,000 contracts for the first time. The exchange also established open interest records in the ICE Rotterdam...

2009-12-10 08:38:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced that ICE Futures Europe set an exchange-wide daily volume record of 1,249,239 contracts on December 9. The new record was established on the exchange's first ever million-plus volume day and surpassed by 27% the previous daily record of 982,151 contracts, which was set on June 6, 2008....

2009-08-26 15:12:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- GAIN Capital, a global provider of online trading services, today announced that its FOREX.com UK division has added Brent crude oil to its award-winning FOREXTrader platform, enabling clients to trade oil alongside global currencies and spot metals. "Economic fundamentals have become a significant driver of oil prices. This factor and the inverse relationship between oil and the U.S. dollar means trading oil is a fairly natural extension and...