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CME Group Announces All-Time Daily Open Interest Record for Eurodollar Futures of 14.5 Million Contracts

Wed Jan 24 2018

CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it reached an all-time daily open interest record for Eurodollar futures of 14.5 million contracts on Jan. 23, 2018. The previous single-day open interest record was 14.4 million contracts, set on Dec. 13, 2017.

"In this climate of ongoing economic uncertainty, market participants continue to turn to CME Group's Eurodollar futures and options because of deep liquidity, flexibility and a diversity of participants," said Agha Mirza, CME Group Global Head of Interest Rate Products. "Eurodollar futures are an important risk management tool and global benchmark for investors around the world."

CME Group's suite of interest rate futures also reached a new record of 1,987 Large Open Interest Holders (LOIH) on Jan. 16, 2018, surpassing the previous LOIH record of 1,954 contracts set on Nov. 21, 2017.

CME Eurodollar options contracts are listed by and subject to the rules of CME. To learn more about Eurodollar and other interest rate futures and options from CME Group, please visit: http://www.cmegroup.com/trading/interest-rates/

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 ratesequity indexesforeign exchangeenergyagricultural products and metals.  Around the world, CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex® electronic trading platform.  CME Group also operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers through CME Clearing, which offer clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives.  CME Group's products and services ensure that businesses around the world can effectively manage risk and achieve growth.

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