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CME Group Announces Record Volume Day in Agricultural Products

Wed Jul 01 2015

CHICAGO, July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced its Agricultural Products reached a record of 2,873,291 in trading volume on June 30, 2015, surpassing the prior record of 2,856,869 set on June 26, 2015.

CME Group also confirmed records in daily trading volume for the following CBOT grain and oilseed products:

  • Combined Corn futures and options volume reached 1,122,398, compared to the previous record of 1,091,950 set on June 26, 2015.
  • Corn futures reached 845,770, surpassing the previous record of 796,786 on June 26, 2015.
  • Combined Soybean futures and options volume reached 722,777, compared to the previous record of 649,908 on June 26, 2015.
  • Soybean futures reached 503,063, surpassing the previous record of 486,314 set on October 28, 2014.
  • Chicago Soft Red Winter Wheat options reached 98,095 contracts, compared to 93,827 on June 26, 2015.

These grain and oilseed futures and options contracts are listed by and subject to the rules of CBOT.

Additional information about CME Group's Agricultural Products can be found at www.cmegroup.com/agriculture.

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, its trading facilities in New York and Chicago, and through its London-based CME Europe derivatives exchange.  CME Group also operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers through CME Clearing and CME Clearing Europe, which offer 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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