Experts cited geopolitical factors and the USD/RUB exchange rate as factors
The Moscow Exchange’s Brent Crude Oil futures
trading volume has more than trebled in the past year as
traders have flocked to products that track global
Trading in the contract went from an average of 762,700
contracts per day in September 2015 to 1.4 million lots a day
in March this year and 2.4 million trades per day last month,
according to Euromoney Trade Data.
The surge in volume represents a 219% increase in trading
over the course of a year and a 74% increase in the last six
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