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2013-06-04 08:24:36

- All-time daily volume record of 26.9 million contracts traded on May 29 CHICAGO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that May 2013 volume averaged 14.7 million contracts per day, up 11 percent compared with May 2012, and up 27 percent sequentially. Total volume for May 2013 was more than 324 million contracts, of which 88 percent was traded electronically. In May, CME Group interest rate...

2013-04-16 12:22:14

Overall Metals Complex, Gold Futures, Gold Options and Copper Futures Set New Daily Volume Records CHICAGO, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that yesterday it reached multiple daily trading volume records across its metals complex, including a combined futures and options volume increase of 78 percent for its Metals Products asset class. On Monday, April 15, 2013, CME Group's metals complex...

2012-09-05 02:27:18

CHICAGO, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that August 2012 volume averaged 10.3 million contracts per day, down 40 percent from an all-time record in August 2011 that was driven by extremely high market turbulence that month. Total volume for August 2012 was more than 237 million contracts, of which 86 percent was traded electronically. In August 2012, CME Group interest rate volume averaged 4.7 million...

2012-08-02 02:32:30

CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that July 2012 volume averaged 10.4 million contracts per day, down 18 percent from July 2011. Total volume for July was more than 218 million contracts, of which 85 percent was traded electronically. In July 2012, CME Group interest rate volume averaged 3.9 million contracts per day, down 37 percent from July 2011. Treasury futures volume averaged 1.7 million...

2012-05-02 02:24:55

CHICAGO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that April 2012 volume averaged 10.7 million contracts per day, down 12 percent from April 2011. Total volume for April was more than 225 million contracts, of which 85 percent was traded electronically. Open interest at the end of April 2012 reached 91 million contracts, up 16 percent from the end of 2011. Open interest growth year-to-date through April 2012 was...

2011-10-19 11:09:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives exchange, today released the following statement regarding the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)'s rule making on position limits: "CME Group commends the Commission and staff of the CFTC for their efforts to respond to the more than 13,000 comment letters filed on the CFTC's position limits proposal. We also appreciate the Commission's recognition of the need to establish...

2011-03-02 06:30:00

CHICAGO, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced February volume averaged 14.7 million contracts per day, up 17 percent from February 2010, and up 19 percent from January 2011. Total volume for February was 279 million contracts, of which 83 percent was traded electronically. In February 2011, CME Group interest rate volume averaged 7.4 million contracts per day, up 30 percent compared with the prior...

2011-01-31 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced record volume for its global benchmark Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) futures and options contracts. On Friday, January 28, WTI futures reached a record of 1,472,088 contracts, surpassing the previous record of 1,423,536 contracts set on April 13, 2010. WTI daily options volume also reached a record of 290,365 contracts, surpassing the prior record of 282,860...

2010-05-13 07:02:00

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE: ITG), a leading agency broker and financial technology firm, today announced new equity index futures trading capabilities in its portfolio algorithm, Dynamic Implementation Shortfall (IS). The algorithm can now execute baskets containing any mix of both stocks and equity index futures. Stocks and futures contracts will execute simultaneously in a risk- and dollar-controlled manner. With the new...

2009-08-05 16:58:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced the launch of trading and clearing services for a new financially settled European gasoil (ICE) futures contract. Trading will be available on the CME Globex(R) electronic trading platform and clearing services will be available through CME ClearPort(R), a set of flexible clearing services open to over-the-counter (OTC) market participants to substantially...