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CME Group Volume Averaged 10.9 Million Contracts per Day in July 2013, Up 4 Percent from July 2012

Fri Aug 02 2013

CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that July 2013 volume averaged 10.9 million contracts per day, up 4 percent compared with July 2012.  Total volume for July 2013 was more than 239 million contracts, of which 85 percent was traded electronically.  Year-to-date volume averaged 13.1 million contracts, up 14 percent from full-year 2012, and current open interest of 88 million contracts is up 26 percent year to date.

CME Group interest rate volume averaged 5 million contracts per day in July, up 28 percent from July 2012.  Treasury futures volume averaged 2 million contracts per day, up 17 percent compared with the same period a year ago.  Treasury options volume averaged 524,000 contracts per day, up 88 percent from July 2012.  Eurodollar futures volume averaged 1.9 million contracts per day, up 39 percent from the same period a year ago.  Eurodollar options volume averaged 587,000 contracts per day, up 6 percent from July last year.

CME Group foreign exchange (FX) volume averaged 807 million contracts per day, up 1 percent from July 2012, and represented $96 billion of notional value per day.  CME Group equity index volume in July 2013 averaged 2 million contracts per day, down 18 percent from the same period last year.

In July 2013, CME Group metals volume averaged 376,000 contracts per day, up 16 percent from July 2012.  CME Group energy volume averaged 1.7 million contracts per day in July 2013, up 10 percent compared with the prior July.  CME Group agricultural commodities volume in July 2013 averaged 984,000 contracts per day, down 29 percent compared with the prior-year period.

In July 2013, CME Group cleared an average $64 billion a day of notional value of OTC interest rate swaps, and OTC IRS open interest increased 38 percent from the end of June to $4.1 trillion.

Note that the KCBT hard red winter wheat average daily volume is included within the CME Group rollup as of April 1, 2013, but not historically prior to that date, following the acquisition which closed on November 30, 2012.

MONTHLY AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME (ADV)

 

Total Exchange ADV

( in thousands)

 
 

Jul 2013

Jul 2012

Trading Days

22

21

     

PRODUCT LINE

Jul 2013

Jul 2012

Percent Change

Interest Rates

4,968

3,886

28%

Equity Indexes

2,029

2,486

-18%

Foreign Exchange (FX)

807

801

1%

Energy (including CME ClearPort)

1,698

1,540

10%

Agricultural Commodities

984

1,384

-29%

Metals (including CME ClearPort)

376

324

16%

     Total

10,863

10,421

4%

     

VENUE

        Jul 2013

       Jul 2012

    Percent Change

Open outcry

1,025

1,051

-2%

CME Globex

9,236

8,841

4%

Privately negotiated

271

198

36%

CME ClearPort (OTC)

331

330

0%

 

 

ROLLING THREE-MONTH AVERAGES

 

Average Daily Volume (In thousands)

 
 

3-Month Period Ending

PRODUCT LINE

Jul-13

Jun-13

May-13

Apr-13

Interest Rates

7,067

6,828

5,779

5,270

Equity Indexes

2,841

3,079

2,844

2,821

Foreign Exchange (FX)

1,011

1,042

998

1,008

Energy

1,715

1,796

1,804

1,821

Agricultural Commodities

1,029

1,106

1,048

1,148

Metals

418

471

451

449

     Total

14,081

14,323

12,930

12,533

         

VENUE

Jul-13

Jun-13

May-13

Apr-13

Open outcry

1,229

1,134

924

837

Electronic

12,162

12,457

11,305

10,956

Privately negotiated

315

304

254

277

CME ClearPort (OTC)

375

427

442

447

 

 

Average Rate Per Contract (In dollars)

 
 

3-Month Period Ending

PRODUCT LINE

Jun-13

May-13

Apr-13

Mar-13

Interest Rates

0.455

0.465

0.468

0.468

Equity Indexes

0.714

0.701

0.693

0.691

Foreign Exchange (FX)

0.826

0.854

0.868

0.848

Energy

1.260

1.278

1.319

1.390

Agricultural Commodities

1.378

1.360

1.337

1.318

Metals

1.613

1.630

1.631

1.656

     Total

0.748

0.774

0.796

0.785

         

VENUE

Jun-13

May-13

Apr-13

Mar-13

Exchange-Traded

0.710

0.731

0.747

0.730

CME ClearPort (OTC)

1.969

1.995

2.130

2.360

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk.  CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate.  CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex® electronic trading platform and its trading facilities in New York and Chicago.  CME Group also operates CME Clearing, one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, which offers clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded contracts and over-the-counter derivatives transactions. These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk.

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