And just like that, August is in our rearview mirrors. Despite there being no shortage of potentially market moving headlines throughout the month, the monthly net changes in price and volatility were actually fairly muted. Because of webinar schedules, we put the following figures together during late morning trading so any dramatic moves this afternoon aren’t reflected here.
As we said yesterday, we’re looking toward Friday’s Department of Labor August Employment report for signs on the health of the US jobs market before the Holiday weekend in the US that will unofficially end our summer. We’ll be here throughout the Fall to report on CME Group markets.