The world's top exchanges saw volumes up on speculation over interest rates
European and US exchange giants CME Group,
the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and Eurex reported volumes
up in November on the back of a surge in interest rate trading
as markets geared up for rate hikes in the US and Europe.
CME Group on Thursday reported average
daily volumes for the month reaching 13.7 million contracts, up
6% on November 2014, led by an almost 10% increase in interest
The CME interest rate segment averaged 6.9
million contracts per day, up 9% compared to November 2014.
Gains were led by Eurodollar futures and
options, which averaged 2 million and 1 million contracts per
day, up a tenth and 70% on November last year
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