CME enjoys record quarter as volatility strikes back

As volatility returned to financial markets, US derivatives exchange operator CME saw record average daily volume for derivative contracts in the first quarter of 2018, beating the same period last year by 30%.

  • By Costas Mourselas
  • 03 Apr 2018

Equity index volumes, which encompassed futures and options on major indices such as the S&P 500, had a record average daily volume of 4.1m contracts, up 48% from the first quarter of last year. 

Metals, interest rates and agricultural contracts volumes were also up by 39%, 30% and 26% ...

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