The world's largest futures and options exchanges have all
reported strong second quarter volumes with some, including
Chicago Board of Trade (CBoT), Eurex and Chicago Mercantile
Exchange (CME), announcing record highs. The figures indicated
that last year's growth in derivatives markets has
CBoT experienced record increases on the quarter as average
daily volume climbed to 2.9m, a 14.8% increase on the same
period last year. The board's agricultural futures and options
platform also remained strong with record volumes reported in
corn futures, 3.4m for June, and wheat futures at a monthly
high of 1m contracts. Open interest at CBoT was at 12.2m at the
end of June.
This article is available exclusively to subscribers
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber?
Click here to take a free trial.
Already have an account? |
Please fill in your details below and a customer service representative will contact you.