CME Group Achieved Record Average Daily Volume of 16.9 Million Contracts per Day
By GCRU Gold News on Wednesday, April 6 2016, 00:17 - Permalink
CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that first-quarter 2016 volume averaged a record 16.9 million contracts per day, up 13 percent from first-quarter 2015. CME Group first-quarter 2016 options volume averaged a record 3.5 million contracts per day, up 22 percent versus first-quarter 2015, with electronic options averaging 1.8 million contracts per day, up 26 percent over the same period last year. March 2016 volume averaged 14.3 million contracts per day, up 4 percent from March 2015. Open interest at the end of March was 106 million contracts, up 16 percent from year-end 2015.