Second time lucky for Eurex US launch?
Eurex US fought back in the battle for US Treasury futures
volume last week as its package of incentives sparked record
volumes at the troubled exchange. On 13 July, 51,762 contracts
changed hands on Eurex US, surpassing the previous record of
40,412, set on 10 February, and accounting for just under 5% of
total US Treasury futures volume.
Volume dipped only slightly on Wednesday, to 45,459
contracts traded, and the exchange was on course for another
day of strong performance as FO Week went to
After a modest but encouraging start in February Eurex US
volumes rapidly dropped off, averaging just 2,768 in June. By
the close on 14 July, July's daily average had risen to 19,432,
largely as a result of trading on and after 12 July - the date
which many had considered to be the exchange's unofficial
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