CME volume update

Posted by Scriptaty | 8:57 PM

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange electronic trading volume in November achieved a new trading record of 3.7 million contracts. This was the second time the exchange traded more than three million contracts in a single day electronically, the last time being 3.5 million contracts traded on Aug. 6.

CME electronic foreign exchange (eFX) also set a record on Friday, Oct. 27 with 270,648 contracts traded, compared to the previous overall eFX record of 236,000 set on Oct. 28. The strong volume in CME eFX was driven by a record in EuroFX futures on CME Globex of 143,331. The exchange also set a new record in CME Eurodollar futures traded on CME Globex with 2.1 million contracts.